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Topic: actors

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The Pick Sisters

The Pick Sisters

From the Justine Springer Collection, PR1976.0208/6.

Battle canada war, places monuments.

Battle canada war, places monuments.

Wartime images: Free images of war, available for commercial use and free download. Copyright-free, no attribution required.

Actors art butterfly.

Actors art butterfly.

Butterfly: Free artistic images of butterflies, available for commercial use and free download. Copyright-free, no attribution required.

[The captain]

[The captain]

Print shows Capitano, a stock character in the Commedia dell'arte, with theatrical stage set and spectators in background.

Actors at the Hotel de Bourgogne

Actors at the Hotel de Bourgogne

This print depicts six actors from a troupe of comedians led by Robert Guérin appear on stage at the theatre of the Hôtel de Bourgogne in Paris. The play depicted is unknown, but the characters can be identifie... more

An Italian City with a Crowd Watching Actors in an Outdoor Theater

An Italian City with a Crowd Watching Actors in an Outdoor Theater

Hendrick Verschuring (Dutch, Gorinchem 1627–1690 near Dordrecht)

Iwai sagenta [to] katsuyama matagorō

Iwai sagenta [to] katsuyama matagorō

Print shows actors Iwai Sagenta and Katsuyama Matagorō, one reclining on a veranda, the other about to climb steps to the veranda.

Two Actors in a Yari-odori, i.e. Spear Dance

Two Actors in a Yari-odori, i.e. Spear Dance

Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764) Edo period (1615–1868)

Kabuki Actors Nakamura Gentaro and Ikushima Shingoro

Kabuki Actors Nakamura Gentaro and Ikushima Shingoro

Torii artists dominated the production of prints of Kabuki actors. To enliven those done in ink, red and yellow pigments were often directly brushed onto the prints (tan-e) about the time of the Genroku and Sho... more

Takenuki gorō

Takenuki gorō

Print shows a man, possibly Tokimune Soga (Gorō), uprooting bamboo.

[A popular hero, Shibaraku]

[A popular hero, Shibaraku]

Print shows an actor as a samurai making a grand entrance at the "Shibaraku" moment on the kabuki stage.

[A beauty with an umbrella]

[A beauty with an umbrella]

Print shows the actor Nakamura Sanya as a young woman standing beneath an umbrella, wearing a head covering and geta.

Sannin no yakusha

Sannin no yakusha

Print shows three actors, two playing shamisens and one with a teapot or sake pot, two are in the roles of women.

Ichikawa danjūrō [to] ichikawa monnosuke

Ichikawa danjūrō [to] ichikawa monnosuke

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Monnosuke as a courtesan and Ichikawa Danjūrō as a merchant.

[The black knight]

[The black knight]

Print shows a man, possibly an actor or a samurai, with sword, holding an umbrella, wearing a black kimono and geta.

Sawamura kodenji to otoko

Sawamura kodenji to otoko

Print shows two actors, one holding a fan, the other, in the role of a woman, is holding a drum.

Ichikawa ebizō no kinzaemon yorikata

Ichikawa ebizō no kinzaemon yorikata

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Ebizō as Kinzaemon Yorikata fighting a tiger.

Three Actors

Three Actors

Ishikawa Toyonobu (Japanese, 1711–1785) Edo period (1615–1868)

Onoe kikugorō [to] nakamura kiyosaburō

Onoe kikugorō [to] nakamura kiyosaburō

Print shows actors Onoe Kikugorō and Nakamura Kiyosaburō, wearing geta, portraying street musicians.

Sawamura Sōjūrō no Soga no Jūrō to Ichikawa Yaozō no Soga no Gorō

Sawamura Sōjūrō no Soga no Jūrō to Ichikawa Yaozō no Soga no Gorō

Print shows two actors (possibly Sawamura Sōjūrō, 1685-1756, and Ichikawa Yaozō) in the roles of two brothers who attempt to revenge their father's murder.

Ichimura kamezō nakamura kiyoza[sa?]

Ichimura kamezō nakamura kiyoza[sa?]

Print shows the actors Ichimura Kamezō and Nakamura Kiyoza, one portraying a female role.

Five Popular Actors as the Gonin Otoko or Five Otokodate, in "Ume Wakana Futaba Soga"

Five Popular Actors as the Gonin Otoko or Five Otokodate, in "Ume Waka...

Torii Kiyohiro (Japanese, active ca. 1737–1766) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Actors Nakamura Tomijirō in the Role of Ono no Komachi and Sanogawa Ichimatsu in the Role of Her Servant

The Actors Nakamura Tomijirō in the Role of Ono no Komachi and Sanogaw...

Two Kabuki actors are identified by the crests on the umbrella. The play Komachi Praying for Rain is based on the legend of Ono no Kamachi, the beautiful poetess of the ninth century. The haiku inscribed around... more

Onoe kikugorō no sanjō kokaji munechika

Onoe kikugorō no sanjō kokaji munechika

Print shows Onoe Kikugorō, an actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing left.

Bandō hikosaburō

Bandō hikosaburō

Print shows Bandō Hikosaburō, an actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing left.

Nakamura matsue

Nakamura matsue

Print shows the actor Nakmura Matsue in a female role.

Ichikawa danzō no shinozuka gorō [to] sakata hangorō no omo

Ichikawa danzō no shinozuka gorō [to] sakata hangorō no omo

Print shows two actors struggling over an anchor.

Ichimura kamezo no kyo no jirō

Ichimura kamezo no kyo no jirō

Print shows the actor Ichimura Kamezo performing a fan dance.

Ichimura uzaemon no osugi

Ichimura uzaemon no osugi

Print shows a young woman, Osugi, holding a tobacco pipe and tray of tobacco.

Ichimura uzaemon no kidōmaru

Ichimura uzaemon no kidōmaru

Print shows Ichimura Uzaemon as the bandit Kidōmaru riding a hobby horse.

Arashi hinaji no jōrurigozen

Arashi hinaji no jōrurigozen

Print shows actor Arashi Hinaji in an onnagata role as the princess Jōruri Gozen, standing on a veranda, holding a lantern.

Iwai hanshirō no shirabyōshi

Iwai hanshirō no shirabyōshi

Print shows Iwai Hanshirō, an actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, in the role of a shirabyōshi dancer (as a woman dressed as a man).

Segawa kikunojō [to] ichikawa yaozō

Segawa kikunojō [to] ichikawa yaozō

Print shows the actors Segawa Kikunojo and Ichikawa Yaozo, one portraying a female role.

Yamashita kinsaku no yoshitomo no shōjin tokiwagozen

Yamashita kinsaku no yoshitomo no shōjin tokiwagozen

Print shows Yamashita Kinsaku II, full-length, standing, facing left, holding a long, narrow wall hanging, in the role of Tokiwa Gozen.

Ichikawa komazō no sano no genzaemon segawa kikunojō no keisei tamagiku

Ichikawa komazō no sano no genzaemon segawa kikunojō no keisei tamagik...

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Komazō as Sanno no Genzaemon holding an umbrella and walking with the courtesan Tamagiku, portrayed by the actor Segawa Kikunojō.

Segawa yūjirō to onoe tamizō

Segawa yūjirō to onoe tamizō

Print shows the actors Segawa Yūjirō and Onoe Tamizō, one in the role of a woman, the other a man kneeling in front of a hibachi.

Four of the Five Actors Who Performed the Shosa "Gonen Otoko"

Four of the Five Actors Who Performed the Shosa "Gonen Otoko"

Designed by Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Edo period (1615–1868)

Yamasita kyōnosuke

Yamasita kyōnosuke

Print shows Yamashita Kyōnosuke, an actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, looking at a poster mounted on a building showing a deer.

Sugawara no michizane

Sugawara no michizane

Print shows Sugawara no Michizane, an actor, sitting on a platform beneath pine and plum trees.

Segawa kikunojō

Segawa kikunojō

Print shows an actor portraying a woman holding an umbrella.

Nakamura kanzaburō

Nakamura kanzaburō

Print shows the actor Nakamura Kanzaburō, full-length portrait, facing right, holding fan.

Tomizawa hanzaburō

Tomizawa hanzaburō

Print shows the actor Tomizawa Hanzaburō, half-length portrait framed by a fan, in the role of a female servant.

Nidaime ichikawa monnosuke

Nidaime ichikawa monnosuke

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Monnosuke II, full-length portrait, facing left, standing on snow-covered veranda.

Nidaime ichikawa monnosuke

Nidaime ichikawa monnosuke

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Monnosuke II, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, with painting of a deer in the background.

Pair of Italian comedy actors (Pulcinella and Elizabeth (?))
Nakajima mihoemon

Nakajima mihoemon

Print shows the actor Nakajima Mihoemon, half-length portrait framed by a fan, in the role of a rogue samurai.

Sanogawa ichimatsu

Sanogawa ichimatsu

Print shows the actor Sanogawa Ichimatsu, half-length portrait, portraying a female, facing left in fan-shaped frame.

Nakajima kanzaemon

Nakajima kanzaemon

Print shows the actor Nakajima Kanzaewmon, half-length portrait, facing right in fan-shaped frame.

Ichikawa danzō

Ichikawa danzō

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Danzō, half-length portrait, facing right in fan-shaped frame.

Onoe matsusuke

Onoe matsusuke

Print shows the actor Onoe Matsusuke, half-length portrait framed by a fan, facing right.

Pair of Italian comedy actors (Mezzetin and Elizabeth (?))
Kabuki Actors Ichimura Uzaemon IX as Ko-kakeyama and Ōtani Hiroji III as Kōga Saburō

Kabuki Actors Ichimura Uzaemon IX as Ko-kakeyama and Ōtani Hiroji III ...

In the play Branches of a Flowering Potted Tree (Konohana Yotsugi no Hachinoki), the devil Ko-kakeyama (the evil spirit of Wakasa no Zenji Yasumura) holds a scroll in his mouth and a hammer in his hand and wear... more

Onoe matsusuke

Onoe matsusuke

Print shows the actor Onoe Matsusuke standing with his right hand inside a closed parasol.

The Actors Ichimura Uzaemon and Arashi Sangorō

The Actors Ichimura Uzaemon and Arashi Sangorō

Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Edo period (1615–1868)

Nakamura tomijurō

Nakamura tomijurō

Print shows the actor Nakamura Tomijurō portraying a woman performing a Noh dance.

Kudanme

Kudanme

Print shows Tonase holding a sword, standing behind her step-daughter Konami on a veranda as Honzō walks by, disguised as a traveling monk, wearing a beehive-shaped basket over his head and playing a recorder.

Onoe tamizō

Onoe tamizō

Print shows the actor Onoe Tamizō, full-length portrait, standing, facing right in an onnagata role.

Nakamura nakazō

Nakamura nakazō

Print shows Nakamura Nakazo, an actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, holding sword in right hand.

Ichimuraza no mae no iroko

Ichimuraza no mae no iroko

Print shows two young men dreaming about acting at the theater.

Kabuki Actors Ichikawa Yaozō II, Nakajima Mihoemon II, Ichikawa Ebizō III, and Ichimura Uzaemon IX in the Play Sugawara’s Secrets of Calligraphy (Sugawara denju tenarai kagami)

Kabuki Actors Ichikawa Yaozō II, Nakajima Mihoemon II, Ichikawa Ebizō ...

Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Edo period (1615–1868)

Yodaime ichikawa danzō

Yodaime ichikawa danzō

Print shows Ichikawa Danzō I, a kabuki actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, holding a sword over right shoulder, possibly in the role of a samurai or as Shoki the demon queller.

Nakamura kumesaburō

Nakamura kumesaburō

Print shows the actor Nakamura Kumesaburō, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, in the role of a woman walking near a stream.

Yodaime iwai hanshirō

Yodaime iwai hanshirō

Print shows the actor Iwai Hanshirō, full-length portrait, standing, portraying a female role.

Kabuki Actors Ichikawa Yaozō II, Nakajima Mihoemon II, Ichikawa Ebizō III, and Ichimura Uzaemon IX in the Play Sugawara’s Secrets of Calligraphy (Sugawara denju tenarai kagami)

Kabuki Actors Ichikawa Yaozō II, Nakajima Mihoemon II, Ichikawa Ebizō ...

Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Actors Otani Tomoemon I and Bando Mitsugoro I

The Actors Otani Tomoemon I and Bando Mitsugoro I

Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Edo period (1615–1868)

Sandaime segawa kikunojō

Sandaime segawa kikunojō

Print shows the actor Segawa Kikunojō III, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, in the role of a woman.

Kabuki Actors Ichikawa Yaozō II, Nakajima Mihoemon II, Ichikawa Ebizō III, and Ichimura Uzaemon IX in the Play Sugawara’s Secrets of Calligraphy (Sugawara denju tenarai kagami)

Kabuki Actors Ichikawa Yaozō II, Nakajima Mihoemon II, Ichikawa Ebizō ...

This dramatic scene known as "Pulling the Carriage Apart" (Kuruma-biki), was performed at Ichimura Theater, in August 1776. Ichikawa Ebizo (Danjuro IV), seated on the ground in front of the cart at the right, a... more

The Actors IV Iwai Hanshiro and I Bando Mitsugoro as Women Pilgrime in a shosa (Acting and Dancing) Performance

The Actors IV Iwai Hanshiro and I Bando Mitsugoro as Women Pilgrime in...

Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Actors the Fourth Matsumoto Koshiro and the Arashi Sangoro

The Actors the Fourth Matsumoto Koshiro and the Arashi Sangoro

Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Edo period (1615–1868)

Godaime ichikawa danjūrō

Godaime ichikawa danjūrō

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Danjūrō V, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, with large hat and carrying a paper lantern.

Iwai hanshirō

Iwai hanshirō

Print shows Iwai Hanshirō, full-length portrait, standing beneath umbrella, facing left.