TSURUYA K‘KEI (弦屋光溪) 

 1983


JANUARY

                 
Onoe BaikŰ VII (尾上梅幸) as
‘giya YŻgiri (扇屋夕霧)

Play: Yoshidaya (吉田屋) [Kuruwa BunshŰ (廓文章)]
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 01/02/83
Print Date: 01/1983
Series: [Bust Portraits III (Design 13)]
Daisan-ki ‘kubi-e ShirÓzu no 13
(第三期大首絵シリーズの13)
Personal Collection (#15/27)

Note: A larger version of the actor's face was used for
Reminiscences I (01/1999).  2 copies from the edition
of  27 were destroyed by the artist.
 
 
 
 

                   
Nakamura KanzaburŰ XVII (中村勘三郎) as
Fujiya Izaemon (藤屋伊左衛門)

Play: Yoshidaya (吉田屋) [Kuruwa BunshŰ (廓文章)]
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 01/02/83
Print Date: 01/1983
Series: [Bust Portraits III (Design 14)]
Daisan-ki ‘kubi-e ShirÓzu no 14
(第三期大首絵シリーズの14)
Personal Collection (#3/27)

Note: 3 copies from the edition of  27 were destroyed by the artist.


FEBRUARY

                 
Ichimura Uzaemon XVII (市村羽左衛門) as
Fujioka TŰjŻrŰ (藤岡藤十郎)

Play: ShisenryŰ (四千両)
[ShisenryŰ Koban no Umenoha (四千両小判梅葉)]
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 02/01/83
Print Date: 02/1983
Series: [Bust Portraits III (Design 15)]
Daisan-ki ‘kubi-e ShirÓzu no 15
(第三期大首絵シリーズの15)
Personal Collection (#11/27)

Note: A larger version of the actor's face was used for
Reminiscences II (01/2000).  7 copies from the edition of
27  were destroyed by the artist.
 
 
 
 

                 
Onoe ShŰroku II (尾上松緑) as
ashŻ Mushuku TomizŰ (野州無宿富蔵)

Play: ShisenryŰ (四千両)
[ShisenryŰ Koban no Umenoha (四千両小判梅葉)]
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 02/01/83
Print Date: 02/1983
Series: [Bust Portraits III (Design 16)]
Daisan-ki ‘kubi-e ShirÓzu no 16
(第三期大首絵シリーズの16)
Personal Collection (#3/27)


MARCH

                 
Kataoka Takao I (片岡孝夫) as
Hanakawado Sukeroku (花川戸助六)

Play: Sukeroku (助六)
[Sukeroku Kuruwa no Hatsu Zakura (助六所縁江戸櫻)]
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 03/02/83
Print Date: 03/1983
Series: [Bust Portraits III (Design 17)]
Daisan-ki ‘kubi-e ShirÓzu no 17
(第三期大首絵シリーズの17)
Image courtesy of Tsuruya-koukei.com

Note: A smaller, simplified version of the actor's face was also
used on a 1998 holiday card.
 
 
 

 

                 
BandŰ TamasaburŰ V (坂東玉三郎)  as
Agemaki (三浦屋揚巻)

Play: Sukeroku (助六) [
Sukeroku Kuruwa no Hatsu Zakura (助六所縁江戸櫻)]
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 03/02/83
Print Date: 03/1983
Series: [Bust Portraits III (Design 18)]
Daisan-ki ‘kubi-e ShirÓzu no 18
(第三期大首絵シリーズの18)
Personal Collection (#3/36)

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

MAY

                 
Nakamura Shikan VII (中村芝翫) as
UkyŰ Tsuma Okinoi (右京妻沖の井)

Nakamura Utaemon VI (中村歌右衛門)  as
Menoto Masaoka (乳人政岡)

Play: Sendai Hagi (先代萩)
[Meiboku Sendai Hagi (伽羅先代萩)]
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 05/01/83
Print Date: 05/1983
Series: [Bust Portraits III (Design 19)]
Daisan-ki ‘kubi-e ShirÓzu no 19
 (第三期大首絵シリーズの19)
Personal Collection (#20/36)

Note: 7 copies from the edition of  were destroyed by the artist.

                   
Nakamura KanzaburŰ XVlI (中村勘三郎) as
DanjŰ ImŰto Yashio (弾正妹八汐)

Jitsukawa Enjaku III (三世實川延若) as
Sakae Gozen (栄御前)

Play: Sendai Hagi (先代萩)
[Meiboku Sendai Hagi (伽羅先代萩)]
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 05/01/83
Print Date: 05/1983
Series: [Bust Portraits III (Design 20)]
Daisan-ki ‘kubi-e ShirÓzu no 20
(第三期大首絵シリーズの20)
Personal Collection (#14/36)

Note: A larger version of KanzaburŰ XVlI's face was used for
Reminiscences II (01/2000).  19 copies from the edition of 36
were destroyed by the artist.
 
 
 



JUNE

                 
Nakamura TokizŰ V (中村時蔵) as
ImŰto Osode (妹お袖)

BandŰ TamasaburŰ V (坂東玉三郎) as
Tamiya NyŰbŰ Oiwa (民谷女房お岩)

Play: Yotsuya Kaidan (四谷怪談)
[TŰkaidŰ Yotsuya Kaidan(東海道四谷怪談)]
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 06/02/83
Print Date: 06/1983
Series: [Bust Portraits III (Design 21)]
Daisan-ki ‘kubi-e ShirÓzu no 21
(第三期大首絵シリーズの21)
Personal Collection (#9/36)

Note: 9 copies from the edition of 36 were destroyed by the artist.

                 
Onoe Tatsunosuke I (尾上辰之助) as
Naosuke GonbÍ (直助権兵衛)

Kataoka Takao I (片岡孝夫) as
Tamiya lemon (民谷伊右衛門)

Play: Yotsuya Kaidan (四谷怪談)
[TŰkaidŰ Yotsuya Kaidan(東海道四谷怪談)]
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 06/02/83
Print Date: 06/1983
Series: [Bust Portraits III (Design 22)]
Daisan-ki ‘kubi-e ShirÓzu no 22
(第三期大首絵シリーズの22)
Personal Collection (#9/36)

Note: A larger version of Onoe Tatsunosuke I's face was used for
Reminiscences I (01/1999).  A smaller, simplified version of
Kataoka Takao I's face was also used on a 1998 holiday card.
2 copies from the edition of 36 were destroyed by the artist.
 
 
 


JULY

                 
Ichikawa Ennosuke III (市川猿之助) as
RyŰshi Namishichi (漁師浪)

Ichikawa Monnosuke VII (市川門之助) as
NyŰbŰ Ofuji (女房お藤)

Play: Oguri Hangan (小栗判官)
[TŰryŻ Oguri Hangan (當世流小栗判官)]
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 07/01/83
Print Date: 07/1983
Series: [Bust Portraits III (Design 23)]
Daisan-ki ‘kubi-e ShirÓzu no 23
(第三期大首絵シリーズの23)
Personal Collection (#24/36)

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

                 
Sawamura SŰjŻrŰ IX (澤村宗十郎) as
Yahashi no HashizŰ (矢橋の橋蔵)

Ichikawa DanshirŰ IV (市川段四郎) as
Onigawara no DŰhachi (鬼瓦の胴八)

Play: Oguri Hangan (小栗判官)
[TŰryŻ Oguri Hangan (當世流小栗判官)]
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 07/01/83
Print Date: 07/1983
Series: [Bust Portraits III (Design 24)]
Daisan-ki ‘kubi-e ShirÓzu no 24
(第三期大首絵シリーズの24)
Personal Collection (#21/36)
 
 
 
 
 


SEPTEMBER

                 
Nakamura KanzaburŰ XVII (中村勘三郎) as
Yakko TorazŰ (奴虎蔵)

Kataoka Nizaemon XIII (片岡仁左衛門) as
Kiichi HŰgen (鬼一法眼)

Play: Kikubatake (菊畑), Act III, Scene 2 of
Kiichi HŰgen Sanryaku no Maki
(鬼一法眼三略巻)
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 09/01/83
Print Date: 09/1983
Series: [Bust Portraits III (Design 25)]
Daisan-ki ‘kubi-e ShirÓzu no 1
(第三期大首絵シリーズの1)
Personal Collection (#13/36)

Note: 3 copies from the edition of 36 were destroyed by the artist.
 
 
 
 


OCTOBER

                 
Ichikawa Ennosuke III (市川猿之助) as
GenkurŰ Kitsune (源九郎狐)

Play: Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura (義経千本桜)
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 10/02/83
Print Date: 10/1983
Series: [Bust Portraits III (Design 26)]
Daisan-ki ‘kubi-e ShirÓzu no 26
(第三期大首絵シリーズの26)
Personal Collection (#3/36)
 
 
 


NOVEMBER

                 
Onoe ShŰroku II (尾上松縁)  as
Sekimori SekibÍ (関守関兵衛)

Play: Seki no To (関の扉)
[Tsumoru Koi Yuki no Seki no To (積戀雪関扉)
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 11/01/83
Print Date: 11/1983
Series: [Bust Portraits III (Design 27)]
Daisan-ki ‘kubi-e ShirÓzu no 27
(第三期大首絵シリーズの27)
Personal Collection (#3/36)