ICHIKAWA TOMOZď
   
THREE GENERATIONS
Ichikawa Tomoz˘ I
 

The actor Ichikawa Danz˘ IV held the name of Ichikawa Tomoz˘ I from the 11th lunar month of 1768 to the 10th lunar month of 1772.

Ichikawa Tomoz˘ I (left) and Band˘ Manz˘ (right/on the horse) playing the roles of Shinozuka Gor˘ and Ashikaga Tadayoshi in the kaomise drama "Miyako Yoshino Mikado no Takadono", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1771 in Ky˘to at the Kitagawa no Shibai

Ichikawa Tomoz˘ II
 

The actor Ichikawa Gentazaemon held the name of Ichikawa Tomoz˘ II during the Kansei era for a few years, then from the 11th lunar month of 1812 to unknown times.

Ichikawa Tomoz˘ II drawn by Utagawa Kunimasa I for the book "Yakusha Gakuya Tsű" (1799)

Ichikawa Tomoz˘ III
 

The actor Sawamura Shirogor˘ III held the name of Ichikawa Tomoz˘ III from the 3rd lunar month of 1819 to the 10th lunar month of 1828.

Ichikawa Danz˘ V (bottom/left) and Ichikawa Tomoz˘ III* (right) playing the roles of Kakogawa Honz˘ and Sagisaka Bannai in the third act ("Shinmotsu") of the classic "Kanadehon Chűshingura", which was staged in the 8th lunar month of 1835 in Edo at the Moritaza (print made by Utagawa Kunisada I

(*) Ichikawa Tomoz˘ III's official stage name in 1835 was Ichikawa Ichiyű but Utagawa Kunisada I preferred to use the name Ichikawa Tomoz˘ III on this print (is it related to the fact that Ichikawa Danz˘ V is also on this print ?)

 
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