Re: Kunimasa IV triptych, looking for mo


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Posted by Lucienne (85.3.77.67) on September 30, 2021 at 13:58:37:

In Reply to: Kunimasa IV triptych, looking for more i posted by bletsch on September 30, 2021 at 03:08:22:

As mentioned by manuD the print is a bit fuzzy. You seem to be very interested by the story/tale that goes with the print do let's have a go at it.
Have fun continuing the research

The play was performed at the Shintomi theater (Tokyo) date 明治21/03・(1888/03・)

Actors and roles
Ichikawa Danjr IX 市川団十
https://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/232.html
as 源為朝 Minamoto no Tametomo

Taking into consideration that Ichikawa Danjr IX was mainly performing historical roles the following information could be helpful
https://jisho.org/word/%E6%BA%90%E7%82%BA%E6%9C%9D

Ichikawa Sadanji 市川 左團次
as Oniyasha 鬼夜叉

Nakamura Fukusuke 中村 福助
as Sasarae さざら江

Ichikawa Botan 市川ぼたん
as Asa 朝稚 (Morning child)

Who's who
Minamoto no Tametomo (main role) , his mistress Sasarae, his retainer Oniyasha and Asa (son of Minamoto no Tametomo)

The legend
Minamoto no Tametomo in Okinawa, sinking the lead ship of the Taira fleet with a single arrow

I'm adding a few links you may enjoy
https://ukiyo-
e.org/image/bm/AN00589699_001_l
https://ukiyo-e.org/image/metro/M349-001(03)

https://archive.waseda.jp/archive/subDB-search.html?arg=%7B%22item_per_page%22:20,%22sortby%22:[%22%22,%22ASC%22],%22view%22:%22display-simple%22,%22pagination%22:%7B%22page%22:1%7D,%22sort_by%22:[%221179a%22,%22ASC%22],%22advanced_search%22:true,%22subDB_id%22:%2252%22,%22search_key%22:%22%22,%22variable_parts%22:[%7B%22name%22:%221199%22,%22value%22:%22%E5%90%8D%E5%A4%A7%E5%B3%B6%E5%8A%9F%E8%AA%89%E5%BC%B7%E5%BC%93%22%7D]%7D&lang=en


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