TSURUYA KďKEI (弦屋光溪) 

 1988


JANUARY

                 
Nakamura Kichiemon II (中村吉右衛門) as
Musashib˘ Benkei (武蔵坊弁慶)

Play: Kanjinch˘ (勧進帳)
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 01/1988
Print Date: 02/1988
Series: [Bust Portraits VI, Six Scenes from the Stage]
Dairoku-ki Zenshin Zu Shirţzu Butai Rokkei
(第六期全身図シリーズ・舞台六景)
Image courtesy of Tsuruya-koukei.com
 
 
 


FEBRUARY

                 
Ichikawa Danjűr˘ XII (市川團十郎) as
Ume˘maru (梅王丸)

Play: Kurumabiki (車引), Act 3, Scene 1 of
Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami ((菅原傳授手習鑑)
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 02/1988  
Print Date: 03/1988
Series: [Bust Portraits VI, Six Scenes from the Stage]
Dairoku-ki Zenshin Zu Shirţzu Butai Rokkei
(第六期全身図シリーズ・舞台六景)
Image courtesy of Tsuruya-koukei.com
 
 
 
 


MARCH

                 
Ichikawa Sadanji IV (市川左團次) as
Sagisaka Bannai (鷺坂伴内)

Play: Michiyuki Tabiji no Hana Muko
(道行旅路の花聟), Act VIII of
Kanadehon Chűshingura (仮名手本忠臣蔵)
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 03/02/1988
Print Date: 05/1988
Series: [Bust Portraits VI, Six Scenes from the Stage]
Dairoku-ki Zenshin Zu Shirţzu Butai Rokkei
(第六期全身図シリーズ・舞台六景)
Image courtesy of Tsuruya-koukei.com
 
 
 
 

                   
Kataoka Takao I (片岡孝夫) as
Hayano Kanpei (早野勘平)

Play: Michiyuki Tabiji no Hana Muko
(道行旅路の花聟), Act VIII of
Kanadehon Chűshingura (仮名手本忠臣蔵)
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 03/02/1988
Print Date: 07/1988
Series: [Bust Portraits VI, Six Scenes from the Stage]
Dairoku-ki Zenshin Zu Shirţzu Butai Rokkei
(第六期全身図シリーズ・舞台六景)
Image courtesy of Tsuruya-koukei.com
 
 
 

                 
Band˘ Tamasabur˘ V (坂東玉三郎) as
Yűjo Okaru (遊女おかる)

Play: Gion Ichiriki Jaya (祇園一力茶屋), Act 7 of
Kanadehon Chűshingura (仮名手本忠臣蔵)
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 03/02/1988
Print Date: 09/1988
Image courtesy of Tsuruya-koukei.com

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

                 
Kataoka Takao I (片岡孝夫) as
Teraoka Heiemon (寺岡平右衛門)

Play: Gion Ichiriki Jaya (祇園一力茶屋), Act 7 of
Kanadehon Chűshingura (仮名手本忠臣蔵)
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 03/02/1988
Print Date: 09/1988
Image courtesy of Tsuruya-koukei.com

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



MAY

                 
Onoe Kikugor˘ VII (尾上菊五郎) as
Benten Koz˘ (弁天小僧)

Play: Shiranami Gonin Otoko (白浪五人男)
[Aoto Z˘shi Hana no Nishikie (青砥稿花紅彩畫)]
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 05/1988
Print Date: 06/1988
Series: [Bust Portraits VI, Six Scenes from the Stage]
Dairoku-ki Zenshin Zu Shirţzu Butai Rokkei
(第六期全身図シリーズ・舞台六景)
Image courtesy of Tsuruya-koukei.com
 
 
 



NOVEMBER

                 
Onoe Sh˘roku II (尾上松縁) as
Kud˘ Suketsune (工藤祐経)

Play: Soga no Taimen (対面)
Performance Place: Kabuki-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 11/1988
Print Date: 01/1989
Series: [Bust Portraits VII (Design 1)]
Dainana-ki ďkubi-e Shirţzu no 1
(第七期大首絵シリーズの1)
Image courtesy of Tsuruya-koukei.com