NATORI SHUNSEN (名取春仙) 

 1950






APRIL

                   
Nakamura Kichiemon I (中村吉右衛門) as
Kumagai Jir˘ Naozane (熊谷次郎直實)

Play: Ichi-no-Tani Futaba Gunki (一谷嫩軍記)
Performance Place: Tokyo Gekij˘, Tokyo
Performance Date: 04/04/50
Print Date: 01/1952
Series: Shunsen Yakusha-e sen or Shunsen Shin Nigao-e sen
[Shunsen New Actor Picture Selection] (春仙新似顔絵選)
Personal Collection
 
 
 



AUGUST

                   
Matsumoto K˘shir˘ VIII (松本幸四郎) as
Watanabe Genji Tsuna (渡辺源次綱)

Play: Ibaraki (茨木)
Performance Place: Tokyo Gekij˘, Tokyo
Performance Date: 08/1950
Print Date: 12/1951
Series: Shinpan Butai no Sugata-e
[New Version of Figures on the Stage]
(新版舞台之姿絵)
Image courtesy of the Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum
 
 
 



DECEMBER

                   
Onoe Baik˘ VII (尾上梅幸) as
Koshimoto Okaru (腰元おかる)

Play: Michiyuki (道行), Act VIII of
Kanadehon Chűshingura
(假名手本忠臣蔵; 仮名手本忠臣蔵) 
Performance Place: Meiji-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 12/1950
Print Date: 10/1951
Series: Shinpan Butai no Sugata-e
[New Version of Figures on the Stage]
(新版舞台之姿絵)
Image courtesy of the Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum



                   
Band˘ Jusabur˘ III
(坂東寿三郎; 坂東壽三郎;  阪東寿三郎) as
ďboshi Yuranosuke (大星由良之助)

Play: Kanadehon Chűshingura
(假名手本忠臣蔵; 仮名手本忠臣蔵) 
Performance Place: Meiji-za, Tokyo
Performance Date: 12/1950
Print Date: 03/1952
Series: Shinpan Butai no Sugata-e
[New Version ofFigures on the Stage]
(新版舞台之姿絵)
Image courtesy of the Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum
 
 
 
 
 
 




Kobikichō Kabuki-za Gekigain Gassaku (こびき町歌舞伎座 劇画院合作)
Print Date: 12/1950
Medium: Sugoroku Lithograph
Personal Collection

Note: This was a collaboration with Torii Tadamasa, Tomita Chiaki, Kamoshita Ch˘ko,
Takane K˘ji, Kubota Kinsen, Miyao Shigeo, Jinbo Tomoyo, Shimizu Miez˘, and Mori
Shunch˘.  The panels by Shunsen follow.
 
 
 
 



                
           

                   
Play: Sanbas˘ (三番叟), Panel 1 of Kobikichō Kabuki-za
Gekigain Gassaku (こびき町歌舞伎座 劇画院合作)
Print Date: 12/1950
Medium: Sugoroku Lithograph
Personal Collection



                   
Play: Nij˘-j˘ no Kiyomasa (二條城の清正), Panel 18 of
Kobikichō Kabuki-za Gekigain Gassaku
(こびき町歌舞伎座 劇画院合作)
Print Date: 12/1950
Medium: Sugoroku Lithograph
Personal Collection



                   
Envelope for Kobikichō Kabuki-za Gekigain Gassaku
(こびき町歌舞伎座 劇画院合作)
Print Date: 12/1950
Medium: Sugoroku Envelope Lithograph
Personal Collection