Ogino Izabur˘ I, from "A Triptych of Young Kabuki Actors: Ky˘to, Center (Iroko Sanpukutsui: Ky˘, Naka)"
Artist: Okumura Masanobu
Date: 1718ľ1728
The Art Institute of Chicago (print in the public domain)

The actor Ogino Izabur˘ I playing the role of Araoka Genta in the drama "Hinazuru Tokiwa Genji", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1726 at the Ichimuraza (print made by Torii Kiyonobu I)

Band˘ Hikosabur˘ I (left) and Ogino Izabur˘ I (right) playing the roles of An no Heibei and Karigane Bunshichi in the drama "Meigetsu Gonin Otoko" ('Five men under the August moon'), which was staged in Fall 1730 at the Nakamuraza [more details]

The actor Ogino Izabur˘ I in an illustration from the 1st volume of the book "Sangoku R˘ei Ky˘butai" (1731)
Courtesy of the Main Library, Ky˘to University - Sangoku R˘ei Ky˘butai
Image slightly edited by Sh˘riya Aragor˘ (reuse rules)

Ogino Izabur˘ I (top/left), Sawamura S˘jűr˘ I (bottom/center) and Sanj˘ Kantar˘ II (top/right) playing the roles of Soga Gor˘ Tokimune, Ky˘ no Jir˘ and Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari in the dance "Kosode Moy˘" within the new year sogamono drama "Jűhakk˘ Imay˘ Soga", which was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1734 at the Nakamuraza

The Kabuki actors Ogino Izabur˘ I (top/right) as Godai no Sabur˘ and Segawa Kikunoj˘ I (bottom/left) as Ono no Komachi
Artist: Torii Kiyonobu II
Date: 1733-1738 (circa)
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