Dress Rehearsal of the Grand Kabuki at Dôtonbori in Osaka (Naniwa Dôtonbori Ôkabuki butai sôgeiko no zu)

「浪花道頓堀大歌舞伎舞台惣稽古之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1822 (Bunsei 5), 11th month
Artist Jukôdô Yoshikuni (Japanese, active 1804–1843)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 92; Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 1 (1997), #354

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.6 x 71.8 cm (14 x 28 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.3210.16-8

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 17.3210.16 (right), 17.3210.17 (center), 17.3210.18 (left)

From an album in which the names of the actors were covered with slips of decorative paper.
The actors are:
Arashi Koroku IV, Asao Kuzaemon I, Arachi Kichisaburô III, Asao Gakujurô I, and Ichikawa Ebijûrô I (R)
Kataoka Nizaemon VII, Arashi Danpachi I, Nakamura Utaemon III, and Kiriyama Monji III (C)
Nakamura Karoku I, Arashi Kitsusaburô II, Hyakumura Shikazô I, Ogawa Kichitarô III, Arashi Tomisaburô II, and Ôtani Tomoemon II (L)

「浅尾額十郎 嵐吉三郎 市川鰕十郎 浅尾工左ヱ門 あらし小六」 「嵐団八 片岡仁左ヱ門 桐山紋治 中村歌右衛門」 「百村鹿蔵 嵐橘三郎 中村歌六 大谷友右ヱ門 嵐富三郎 小川吉太郎」

Signed

Naniwa Jukôdô Yoshikuni ga (on left sheet)
浪花寿好堂よし国画

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection