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Ōtsu-e of Kabuki Actor Playing Hotei Ichiemon

Ōtsu-e of Kabuki Actor Playing Hotei Ichiemon

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Ono no Takamura uit het Ware verhaal van Montoku

Ono no Takamura uit het Ware verhaal van Montoku

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The Kabuki Actor Ichikawa Danjūrō V

The Kabuki Actor Ichikawa Danjūrō V

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Kabuki Actor Nakamura Tomijūrō I in a Female Dance Role

Kabuki Actor Nakamura Tomijūrō I in a Female Dance Role

Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Edo period (1615–1868) Public domain scan of Japanese woodblock print, Ukiyo-e, depicting male actor in kabuki theater scene, free to use, no copyright restrictions imag... More

Actor in the role of Hayano Kanpei in the Kanadehon Chushingura

Actor in the role of Hayano Kanpei in the Kanadehon Chushingura

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Utagawa Yoshiiku - Silhouette Image of Kabuki Actor

Utagawa Yoshiiku - Silhouette Image of Kabuki Actor

Utagawa Yoshiiku (Japanese, 1833–1904) Meiji period (1868–1912) Public domain scan of Japanese woodblock print, Ukiyo-e, depicting male actor in kabuki theater scene, free to use, no copyright restrictions ima... More

A statue of a woman in a kimono. Japan gueisha theatre.

A statue of a woman in a kimono. Japan gueisha theatre.

A japanese woman in a kimono / A geisha in a kimono in kyoto sculpture.

A group of people walking down a street next to tall buildings. Ginza tokyo japan building.

A group of people walking down a street next to tall buildings. Ginza ...

Tokyo, Japan’s busy capital, mixes the ultramodern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers to historic temples. The opulent Meiji Shinto Shrine is known for its towering gate and surrounding woods. The I... More

Kabuki actors play the role of 47 Ronin (Seichū gishi den)

Kabuki actors play the role of 47 Ronin (Seichū gishi den)

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Kabuki actors play the role of 47 Ronin (Seichū gishi den)

Kabuki actors play the role of 47 Ronin (Seichū gishi den)

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『役者相貌鏡』|Mirror Images of Kabuki Actors

『役者相貌鏡』|Mirror Images of Kabuki Actors

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Shunkōsai Hokushū - Frogs, Hokushu - Keisei Omonguchi - Walters 9584 (cropped)

Shunkōsai Hokushū - Frogs, Hokushu - Keisei Omonguchi - Walters 9584 (...

This print illustrates a scene from the Kabuki play "Keisei Omonguchi." The character is shown gazing upon a spirit fire, which usually suggests a confrontation with the supernatural, frequently the ghost of an... More

Fukusuke Nakamura VI as Madman Onatsu 1939

Fukusuke Nakamura VI as Madman Onatsu 1939

日本語: 六代目中村福助の狂女お夏、昭和14年12月東京歌舞伎座『お夏狂乱』より English: Fukusuke Nakamura VI (1917–2001) as Madman Onatsu, in the December 1939 Tokyo Kabuki-za production of Onatsu Kyōran

Shibaraku, Ichikawa Ebizo V as Kamakura Gengoro Kagemasa

Shibaraku, Ichikawa Ebizo V as Kamakura Gengoro Kagemasa

Part of the series The Eighteen Great Kabuki Plays, No. 01

Sharaku (1794) Matsu ha Misao Onna Kusunoki Niban-me pentaptych

Sharaku (1794) Matsu ha Misao Onna Kusunoki Niban-me pentaptych

Ukiyo-e pentaptych of characters from the kabuki play Matsu ha Misao Onna Kusunoki Niban-me

Sharaku (1794) Nakamura Nozio II as Ono no Komachi (cropped)

Sharaku (1794) Nakamura Nozio II as Ono no Komachi (cropped)

Ukiyo-e hosoban print of the kabuki actor Nakamura Nozio II as the poet Ono no Komachi

NDL-DC 1308782-Utagawa Kunisada-象引 鈴鹿の皇子・山上源内左エ門-嘉永5-crd

NDL-DC 1308782-Utagawa Kunisada-象引 鈴鹿の皇子・山上源内左エ門-嘉永5-crd

日本語: 歌川国貞『歌舞伎十八番』よりEnglish: from the series "Eighteen Great Kabuki Plays" by Utagawa Kunisada

Agemaki 総角 (No. 47 Trefoil Knots) (BM 2008,3037.17447)

Agemaki 総角 (No. 47 Trefoil Knots) (BM 2008,3037.17447)

Woodblock print, oban tate-e. The kabuki actor Ichikawa Danjuro VIII as Sukeroku with drawn sword tossing Senpei in the air. Poem inscribed above.

Diptych print (BM 2008,3037.18224 1), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Diptych print (BM 2008,3037.18224 1), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Colour woodblock diptych print, oban tate-e. The kabuki actor Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Haguri Yoshimitsu (left) holding a man by one hand, and leaning across a chest towards Onoe Kikugoro IV in a female role (ri... More

Diptych print (BM 2008,3037.18242 1), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Diptych print (BM 2008,3037.18242 1), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Woodblock diptych print, oban tate-e. A scene from the kabuki play 'Kotoba no hana momiji no sakari' performed at the Ichimura theatre in the eighth month of Kaei 2 (1849). The actor Seki Sanjuro as Hantoki K... More

Kanegafuchi no Yurai 鐘ヶ淵の由来 (History of Kanegafuchi) (BM 2008,3037.12308)

Kanegafuchi no Yurai 鐘ヶ淵の由来 (History of Kanegafuchi) (BM 2008,3037.123...

Woodblock print, oban yoko-e. Scene from the kabuki play Kaidan Sumidagawa at the Ichimura theatrein the sixth month of Kaei 1 (1848), with the actors Fujikawa Kayu as O-Kumi of Eiraku-ya, Ichikawa Danjuro VII... More

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19509), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19509), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. Scene from the kabuki play 'Sakura soshi' showing the actor Ichikawa Kodanji VI as Asakura Togo attempting to present his petition to the Shogun, who stands on a bridge above him.

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19708 1), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19708 1), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. Scene by a river from the kabuki play 'Onoe Kikugoro ichidai-banashi Go-ju-san' showing the actors Onoe Kikugoro III as Tenjiku (Tokubei) Kanja (left) in a yellow and bro... More

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19808 2), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19808 2), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. The kabuki actors Bando Shuka (right) with his arms and legs spread apart, Sawamura Sojuro V (centre) in a female role, and Onoe Kikuguro III (left) seated on a chest bou... More

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19809), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19809), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. A scene from the the kabuki play 'Kabuto gunki', showing the actors Onoe Tamizo in red stage makeup as as Iwanga Saemon Munetsura (right), Onoe Kikujiro II as Akoya (cent... More

Kabuki actors dressed as samurai in 1880

Kabuki actors dressed as samurai in 1880

Deutsch: Als Samurai verkleidete Kabuki-Schauspieler, von Hand kolorierte Fotografie ca. 1880 English: Kabuki actors dressed like samurai, handcolored photograph around 1880

[Kabuki scene of early photography] / Yoshiiku.

[Kabuki scene of early photography] / Yoshiiku.

Triptych shows four actors: two men on the left, a man in the center holding a book and some prints or photographs, and a woman on the right standing with a large camera behind her. Triptych matted in 3 sectio... More

Igami no gonta gonta nyōbō kosen shūme kokingo

Igami no gonta gonta nyōbō kosen shūme kokingo

Print shows a scene from the play Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura, with actors playing Igami no Gonta, his wife Kosen, the servant Kokingo, and another person. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichi... More

The Kabuki Actor Segawa Kikunojō II as a Woman Reading a Letter

The Kabuki Actor Segawa Kikunojō II as a Woman Reading a Letter

Torii Kiyomitsu (Japanese, 1735–1785) Edo period (1615–1868) Public domain scan of Japanese woodblock print, Ukiyo-e, depicting male actor in kabuki theater scene, free to use, no copyright restrictions image ... More

Kabuki Actor, 18th century - Public domain dedication. Metropolitan Museum of Art image.

Kabuki Actor, 18th century - Public domain dedication. Metropolitan Mu...

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De acteur Onoe Tamizo I in vrouwenrol

De acteur Onoe Tamizo I in vrouwenrol

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Drie acteurs bij een kamerscherm

Drie acteurs bij een kamerscherm

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Kabuki Actor Ichikawa Danjūrō V in a Shibaraku (Stop Right There!) Role as Hannya no Gorō

Kabuki Actor Ichikawa Danjūrō V in a Shibaraku (Stop Right There!) Rol...

Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Edo period (1615–1868) Public domain scan of Japanese woodblock print, Ukiyo-e, depicting male actor in kabuki theater scene, free to use, no copyright restrictions imag... More

Kabuki Actor Nakamura Sukegorō II as Kaminari Shōkurō

Kabuki Actor Nakamura Sukegorō II as Kaminari Shōkurō

Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Edo period (1615–1868) Public domain scan of Japanese woodblock print, Ukiyo-e, depicting male actor in kabuki theater scene, free to use, no copyright restrictions imag... More

Kabuki Actor Ōtani Oniji III as a Samurai

Kabuki Actor Ōtani Oniji III as a Samurai

Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819) Edo period (1615–1868)

View of the Kabuki Theaters at Sakai-cho on Opening Day of the New Season (Sakai-cho Shibai no Zu), from the series, "Toto Meisho"

View of the Kabuki Theaters at Sakai-cho on Opening Day of the New Sea...

Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Ebiya Rinnosuke - Seichu gishi den - Walters 9552

Ebiya Rinnosuke - Seichu gishi den - Walters 9552

The tale of the forty-seven loyal warriors is based on events that took place in Japan in the years 1701-03. The warriors vowed to avenge the death of their master Lord Enya Hangan, who had been ordered to comm... More

Utagawa Sadahide - Interior of the Kabuki Theater - 1985.296 - Cleveland Museum of Art

Utagawa Sadahide - Interior of the Kabuki Theater - 1985.296 - Clevela...

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Kagekiyo, Ichikawa Danjuro VIII as Shigetada and Ichikawa Ebizo V as Kagekiyo

Kagekiyo, Ichikawa Danjuro VIII as Shigetada and Ichikawa Ebizo V as K...

Part of the series The Eighteen Great Kabuki Plays, No. 13

Sharaku (c. 1794–95) Osagawa Tsuneyo II as the hairdresser O-Roku

Sharaku (c. 1794–95) Osagawa Tsuneyo II as the hairdresser O-Roku

Ukiyo-e hosoban print of the kabuki actor Osagawa Tsuneyo II as the hairdresser O-Roku

Soga Brothers Surprising Suketsune, 1890

Soga Brothers Surprising Suketsune, 1890

Dramatic kabuki scene from the famous tale of the Soga Brothers, whose lifelong quest was to avenge the death of their father at the hands of the nobleman Suketsune. Here, the pair surprises Suketsune in his h... More

Utagawa Kunisada - Homo Sexual Scene. Onnagata

Utagawa Kunisada - Homo Sexual Scene. Onnagata

Kunisada - c.1840 - Homo Sexual Scene. Onnagata (Kabuki Actor) - Shunga. A striking depiction of an amourous encounter between a man and an onnagata (a male kabuki actor specializing in female roles).

Date otoko kisho kurabe 達男気性竸 (Comparison of the Spirit of Able Men) (BM 2008,3037.01801)

Date otoko kisho kurabe 達男気性竸 (Comparison of the Spirit of Able Men) (...

Woodblock print, oban tate-e. The kabuki actor Sawamura Sojuro V as Tsuigane Yazaemon. Poem inscribed above.

Diptych print (BM 2008,3037.18221), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Diptych print (BM 2008,3037.18221), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Colour woodblock diptych print, oban tate-e. The kabuki actor Bando Shuka as O-kaji, wife of Danshichi (left), leaning over a fallen man and pointing a sword at a bloodied Seki Sanjuro as the old hag, wife of ... More

Romon yu 樓門夜雨 (BM 2008,3037.11202)

Romon yu 樓門夜雨 (BM 2008,3037.11202)

Woodblock print, oban tate-e. The actor Ichikawa Danjuro VII in the role of Kokusen'ya in the kabuki play Kokusenya Kassen, holding a flaming torch poised to jump off a bridge.

Shirai Gonpachi Iwai Tojaku, Chobei Matsumoro Kosiro 白井権八 岩井杜若, 長兵衛 松本幸四郎 (BM 1902,0606,0.136 1)

Shirai Gonpachi Iwai Tojaku, Chobei Matsumoro Kosiro 白井権八 岩井杜若, 長兵衛 松本...

Colour woodblock print, an oban diptych. The kabuki actors Iwai Tojaku I (right sheet) as Shirai Gonpachi, standing with swords, and Matsumoto Koshiro V (left sheet) as Chobei; in the ‘Suzugamori’ scene fro... More

Sumidagawa watashiba no zu 隅田川渡場之圖 (Crossing on the Sumida River) (BM 2008,3037.19810 1)

Sumidagawa watashiba no zu 隅田川渡場之圖 (Crossing on the Sumida River) (BM ...

Colour woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. A scene from the kabuki play 'Sumidagawa hana no gosho-zome' (or 'Onna Seigen'), showing the actors Ichikawa Danjuro VIII as Yoshida Matsuwakamaru (right), carryin... More

Toki ni otsu-e kitai no maremono 梳行逢都繪代稀物 (Otsu Pictures for the Times- A Rare Thing You've Been Waiting For) (BM 2008,3037.21002 2)

Toki ni otsu-e kitai no maremono 梳行逢都繪代稀物 (Otsu Pictures for the Times...

Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. Self-portrait of the artist (centre) seated with painting equipment, surrounded by Otsu folk paintings which have come to life, each with the resemblance of a kabuki acto... More

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19510 2), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19510 2), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. Scene from the kabuki play 'Sugawara', showing actors standing in front of blue clouds; with Ichikawa Danjuro VIII (right) as Shihei (Tokihira).

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19603 1), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19603 1), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. A scene from the kabuki play 'Soga kyodai', with the actors (from right to left): Ichikawa Danjuro VIII as Sasano Gonzo standing and holding a spear with a giant centiped... More

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19611), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19611), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. Scene from a version of the Chushingura ('Chuko Gishi Yurai'), with the kabuki actors Nakamura Utaemon IV as Lord Ko no Moronao dressed in a black descending a staircase ... More

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19704 2), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19704 2), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. Scene from the kabuki play 'Ichi-no-tani', showing the actors Ichikawa Danjuro VIII as Okabe Rokuyata, holding a black and red tray above his head (right), Seki Sanjuro a... More

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19707 2), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19707 2), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. Scene outside a castle from the kabuki play 'Soga dochu sugoroku' entitled Picture of the Igagoe Revenge (Igagoe kataki-uchi no zu) showing the actors Tamejuro as Sakura... More

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19708), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19708), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. Scene by a river from the kabuki play 'Onoe Kikugoro ichidai-banashi Go-ju-san' showing the actors Onoe Kikugoro III as Tenjiku (Tokubei) Kanja (left) in a yellow and bro... More

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19805 1), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19805 1), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. Scene from the kabuki play 'Furisude myoto' at the , showing the actors Arashi Kichisaburo as Nita Shiro, seated with an attendant kneeling alongside wearing robes patter... More

Tamashima ittō tenjiku tokubei tsukimoto inabanosuke, Kuniyoshi Utagawa

Tamashima ittō tenjiku tokubei tsukimoto inabanosuke, Kuniyoshi Utagaw...

Print shows three actors portraying the roles of Tamashima Itto, possibly from the popular play known as Benten Kozō, Tenjuku Tokubei, perhaps the adventurer/magician, and Tsukimoto Inabanosuke. Title and other... More

Perspective Picture (Uki-e): Theater District at Dawn on Opening Day of the Kabuki Season

Perspective Picture (Uki-e): Theater District at Dawn on Opening Day o...

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Busteportret van een acteur - Public domain portrait print

Busteportret van een acteur - Public domain portrait print

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Busteportret van een acteur - Public domain portrait print

Busteportret van een acteur - Public domain portrait print

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Torii Kiyomasu I - Kabuki Actors Nakamura Gentaro and Ikushima Shingoro

Torii Kiyomasu I - Kabuki Actors Nakamura Gentaro and Ikushima Shingor...

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[A popular hero, Shibaraku], Kiyomasu Torii

[A popular hero, Shibaraku], Kiyomasu Torii

Print shows an actor as a samurai making a grand entrance at the "Shibaraku" moment on the kabuki stage. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Drie acteurs bij een kamerscherm

Drie acteurs bij een kamerscherm

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Drie acteurs bij een kamerscherm

Drie acteurs bij een kamerscherm

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Onoe Kikugorô III als samurai - Rijksmuseum public domain dedication

Onoe Kikugorô III als samurai - Rijksmuseum public domain dedication

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Kiyomitsu Torii - [Musume Dojoji, a popular kabuki dancer]

Kiyomitsu Torii - [Musume Dojoji, a popular kabuki dancer]

Print shows a dancer from the popular Musume Dojoji dance drama of the kabuki theater. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Kabuki Actor Sakata Hangorō III as an Outlaw

Kabuki Actor Sakata Hangorō III as an Outlaw

Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819) Edo period (1615–1868)

Kabuki Actor Ichikawa Ebizō (Ichikawa Danjūrō V) in the play The Colored Reins of a Loving Wife (Koi nyōbō somewake tazuna)

Kabuki Actor Ichikawa Ebizō (Ichikawa Danjūrō V) in the play The Color...

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Utagawa Toyokuni I - Mirror Images of Kabuki Actors (Yakusha awase kagami)

Utagawa Toyokuni I - Mirror Images of Kabuki Actors (Yakusha awase kag...

Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825) Edo period (1615–1868) Public domain photograph of Japanese woodblock print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Kabuki Actor in a Female Role Standing with a Fan

Kabuki Actor in a Female Role Standing with a Fan

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786–1865) Public domain scan of Japanese woodblock print, Ukiyo-e, depicting male actor in kabuki theater scene, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

A group of people walking down a street next to tall buildings. Ginza tokyo japan building.

A group of people walking down a street next to tall buildings. Ginza ...

Tokyo, Japan’s busy capital, mixes the ultramodern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers to historic temples. The opulent Meiji Shinto Shrine is known for its towering gate and surrounding woods. The I... More

『俳優三階興』|Amusements of Kabuki Actors of the “Third Floor” [Dressing Room], by Shikitei Sanba

『俳優三階興』|Amusements of Kabuki Actors of the “Third Floor” [Dressing Roo...

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Kabuki actors play the role of 47 Ronin (Seichū gishi den)

Kabuki actors play the role of 47 Ronin (Seichū gishi den)

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Kataoka Gado 13 1955 Scan10006. Public domain image of 1950s Japan.

Kataoka Gado 13 1955 Scan10006. Public domain image of 1950s Japan.

13th Kataoka Gato (Kabuki Actor). taken in July 1955. 日本語: 十三代目 片岡我童(襲名披露興行での口上。1955年7月)

Sharaku (1794) Bandō Mitsugorō III as Katsura Kokingo Haruhisa

Sharaku (1794) Bandō Mitsugorō III as Katsura Kokingo Haruhisa

Ukiyo-e print of the kabuki actor Bandō Mitsugorō III as Katsura Kokingo Haruhisa in the play Uruō Toshi Meika no Homare日本語: 三代目坂東三津五郎の桂金吾春久

Three pleasures of Edo - A woman in a kimono sitting on the ground

Three pleasures of Edo - A woman in a kimono sitting on the ground

Three pleasures of Edo: Kabuki, Sumo, Yoshiwara

Album, painting (BM 2011,3049.1.1-12 25)

Album, painting (BM 2011,3049.1.1-12 25)

Painting, folding album. Twelve erotic scenes. Ink, colour, gold and silver on paper.The 12 scenes are as follows: 1. Couple in a room open to a moonlit summer landscape (male-female) 2. Mature man and youth i... More

Bando Mitsugoro as Sekibei 坂東三津五郎の関兵衛 (BM 2008,3037.21332)

Bando Mitsugoro as Sekibei 坂東三津五郎の関兵衛 (BM 2008,3037.21332)

Colour woodblock print, oban tate-e. The kabuki actor Bando Mitsugoro IV in the role of Sekibei, from the play 'Tsumoru koi yuki no sekinoto' (積恋雪関扉), performed at the Ichimura theatre in the eleventh month of... More

Edo meisho mitate junika gatsu no uchi 江戸名所十二ヶ月の内 (Famous Views of Edo Selected for the Twelve Months) (BM 2008,3037.03201 04)

Edo meisho mitate junika gatsu no uchi 江戸名所十二ヶ月の内 (Famous Views of Edo...

Woodblock printed album of twelve prints, oban tate-e. Bust portraits of kabuki actors in character against landscapes; each print associated with a different month.  The cartouche in the right upper corner is... More

Series- Satomi Hakkenden 里見八犬傳 (History of the Eight Dogs of Satomi) (BM 2008,3037.02703)

Series- Satomi Hakkenden 里見八犬傳 (History of the Eight Dogs of Satomi) (...

Woodblock print, oban tate-e. A kabuki actor as Inukai Kenpachi (?) with a short sword in his mouth and a rope around his right shoulder.

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19508 2), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19508 2), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. Scene from the kabuki play 'Osada Taro Nagamune', showing actors tugging on a length of cloth, the figure on the right brandishing a sword.

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19601 2), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19601 2), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. Scene from the kabuki play 'Date no oyose', with the actors Onoe Eisaburo as the geisha O-Kiku with a yellow umbrella (left), Onoe Kikugoro III as the ghost of Haniumura ... More

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19613), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19613), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. Scene from the kabuki play 'Tora no maki', with the actors Iwai Kumesaburo as Ushiwaka-maru (left), Ichikawa Danjuro VII as Yoshioka Ki-ichi Hogen (centre), and Bando Hik... More

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19614), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19614), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. The 'Carriage Scene' from the kabuki play 'Sugawara denju tenarai kagami' (Sugawara and the Secrets of Calligraphy), showing the actors Mimasu Gennosuke I as Sakuramaru (... More

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19710), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Triptych print (BM 2008,3037.19710), Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. Scene from the kabuki play 'Kaidan Sumida-gawa', of a sandy shore in front of water with springs, showing the actors Ichikawa Danjuro VIII as Odate Sama-no-suke Teruhide ... More

Sogano jūrō sukenari soga no gorō tokimune tegoshi no sukuna

Sogano jūrō sukenari soga no gorō tokimune tegoshi no sukuna

Print shows a scene from a Soga play, with the Soga brothers and a woman. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Triptych matted in 3 section... More

Busteportret van een acteur - Public domain portrait print

Busteportret van een acteur - Public domain portrait print

Public domain photo of Japanese woodblock print, Ukiyo-e, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Acteur Otani Hiroemon III als schurk

Acteur Otani Hiroemon III als schurk

Public domain photo of Japanese woodblock print, Ukiyo-e, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Twee acteurs - Rijksmuseum public domain dedication

Twee acteurs - Rijksmuseum public domain dedication

Picryl description: Public domain photo of Ukiyo-e Japanese woodblock art print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Acteur Segawa Kikujiro in de rol van Senju no Mae

Acteur Segawa Kikujiro in de rol van Senju no Mae

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Meisje, een handpop van een acteur in vrouwenrol ophoudend

Meisje, een handpop van een acteur in vrouwenrol ophoudend

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Acteur Sakata Hangoro III in de rol van een yakko.

Acteur Sakata Hangoro III in de rol van een yakko.

Public domain photo of Japanese woodblock print, Ukiyo-e, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

The Actor Nakamura Sukegoro II as Kaminari Shokuro in the Joruri "Gonin Otoko" (Five Chivalrous Commoners), Played as One Act in the Ayatsuri Kabuki Ogi (Mastery of the Fan in Kabuki), Performed at the Nakamura Theater from the Twentieth Day of the Seventh Month, 1768

The Actor Nakamura Sukegoro II as Kaminari Shokuro in the Joruri "Goni...

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Kabuki Actor Segawa Kikunojō III in a Female Role

Kabuki Actor Segawa Kikunojō III in a Female Role

Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819) Edo period (1615–1868)

Kabuki Actor Ichikawa Monnosuke II as Shinozuka in a Shibaraku (Stop Right There!) Scene

Kabuki Actor Ichikawa Monnosuke II as Shinozuka in a Shibaraku (Stop R...

Katsukawa Shunkō (Japanese, 1743–1812) Edo period (1615–1868) Public domain scan of Japanese woodblock print, Ukiyo-e, depicting male actor in kabuki theater scene, free to use, no copyright restrictions image... More

Kabuki Actor Ichikawa Komazō III as Shiga Daishichi in the Play A Medley of Tales of Revenge (Katakiuchi noriaibanashi)

Kabuki Actor Ichikawa Komazō III as Shiga Daishichi in the Play A Medl...

Tōshūsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–95) Edo period (1615–1868) Public domain scan of Japanese woodblock print, Ukiyo-e, depicting male actor in kabuki theater scene, free to use, no copyright restrictions ... More

Kabuki Actor Segawa Kikunojō III in a Mad Female Role

Kabuki Actor Segawa Kikunojō III in a Mad Female Role

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Utagawa Toyoharu - Cooling at Nakazu/ Kabuki Theater

Utagawa Toyoharu - Cooling at Nakazu/ Kabuki Theater

Utagawa Toyoharu (Japanese, 1735–1814) Edo period (1615–1868) Public domain scan of Japanese woodblock print, Ukiyo-e, of Edo period, Tokugawa rule, 18th-19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions im... More

Bandō Mitsugorō II as Shinbei in the Kabuki 
Play "Sukeroku"

Bandō Mitsugorō II as Shinbei in the Kabuki Play "Sukeroku"

Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825) Edo period (1615–1868) Public domain photograph of scroll painting artwork, Asia, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

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