TSURUYA KďKEI (弦屋光溪) 

 1980


SEPTEMBER

                 
Nakamura Kichiemon II (中村吉右衛門) as
Nanp˘ Jűjibŕ (南方十次兵衛)

Play: Hikimado (引窓), Act VIII of 
Futatsu Ch˘ch˘ Kuruwa Nikki (双蝶々曲輪日記)
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 09/1980
Print Date: 09/11/80
Series: [Bust Portraits II (Design 1)]
Daini-ki ďkubi-e Shirţzu no 1 (第二期大首絵シリーズの1)
Personal Collection (#21/45)

Note: 2 copies from the edition of 45 were destroyed by the artist.
 
 
 

            


OCTOBER

                   
Nakamura Tomijűr˘ V (中村富十郎) as
Shizuka Gozen (静御前)

Play: Funa Benkei (船弁慶)
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 10/23/80
Print Date: 10/11/80
Series: [Bust Portraits II (Design 2)]
Daini-ki ďkubi-e Shirţzu no 2
(第二期大首絵シリーズの2)
Personal Collection (#14/36)

Note: 5 copies from the edition of 36 were destroyed by the artist.
 
 
 
 


NOVEMBER

                 
Onoe Sh˘roku II (尾上松縁) as
Musashib˘ Benkei (武蔵坊弁慶)

Play: Kanjinch˘ (勧進帳)
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 11/1980
Print Date: 11/11/80
Series: [Bust Portraits II (Design 3)]
Daini-ki ďkubi-e Shirţzu no 3
(第二期大首絵シリーズの3)
Personal Collection (#34/36)

Note: A larger version of the actor's face was used for
Reminiscences II (01/2000).