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Ichimura Uzaemon from the series Kabuki 36 Poems

Japanese Color Woodblock Print

The Actor Ichimura Uzaemon

from the series Kabuki 36 Poems

by Toyohara Kunichika, 1865

Parody of 36 Selected Beauties and Poems - Ōtani Tomoemon V
IHL Cat. #576

About This Print

The actor Ichimura Uzaemon XIII 市村 羽左 衛門  is pictured in this 19th (jūkyū 十九) print in the series Kabuki 36 Poems. The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University lists the role being portrayed by Uzaemon as  妻笠曽代次郎.

Some prints in this series carry numbers below the cartouche containing the series name and others do not.  The actors' names in this series appear in the bottom right of the open book containing, what must be, a poem.

The Actor Pictured

For information on Ichimura Uzaemon XIII see The Kabuki Actor.

A Few Other Prints in the Series

 
Bandô Hikosaburô,
1865
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
11.21899


 
Iwai Shijaku II,
(#26), c. 1865
The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University 007-2916 

 
Sawamura Tanosuke III, 1866
The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University 007-2883


 Sawamura Tanosuke III, 1866
The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University 100-1685

 
Ichimura Kakitsu IV,
1865
The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University 100-1686

Unread actor,
(#7), 1865
The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University 007-2911
 
Unread actor,
(#8), c. 1865

The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University
 
Sawamura Tanosuke III,
(#23), 1866
The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University 100-1509


 
Nakamura Shikan IV,
(#24) 1866
The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University 007-2881


 
Sawamura Tanosuke III, (#25), 1865
The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University 100-6714
 
Kawarazaki Gonjūrō I,
(#27), 1865
The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University 007-2917

 Sawamura Tanosuke III (#22), 1866
The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University 007-2880


 
Ichimura Kakitsu IV,
1865
The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University 007-2882
 
Kawarazaki Gonjûrô I,
1865
The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University 007-2884
 
Nakamura Shikan IV,
1866
The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University 007-2910
 
Ootani Tomoemon V,
(#20), c. 1865
The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University 007-2914

 
Sawamura Tanosuke III, (#21), 1865
The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University 007-2915
 
Ootani Tomoemon V,
(#28), c. 1865
The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University 007-2918



Print Details

 IHL Catalog  #576
 Title (Description)  Ichimura Uzaemon XIV 市村 羽左 衛門 in the role of 妻笠曽代次郎
 Series  Kabuki 36 Poems (歌舞伎三十六句)
 Artist  Toyohara Kunichika (1835–1900)
 Signature  Kunichika ga
 Seal  toshidama seal below signature
 Publication Date
December 1865 (aratame date seal)
 Publisher
 Masudaya 増田屋 Ginjirô 銀次郎 [Marks: seal 30-040; pub. ref. 304]
 Printer
 
 Carver  
 Impression  excellent
 Colors  excellent
 Condition  good - backed and slightly trimmed
 Genre  ukiyo-e; nigao-e; yakusha-e
 Miscellaneous
 Format  vertical oban
 H x W Paper
 14 x 9 3/8 in. (35.6 x 23.8 cm)
 Literature
 
 Collections This Print
 The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University 007-2913; Kyoto University of Art and Design Ukiyo-e Collection 492


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