ARASHI KOROKU III

Arashi Hinasuke I in an illustration from the book "Yakusha Mono Iwai" (1784)
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Illustration of Arashi Koroku III drawn for his autobiography "Minshisen", which was published in 1790

Kan˘ Hinasuke I playing the role of Kikuchi Tomofusa in the play "Neko Shakky˘ Fűki no Hanabusa", which was produced by the zamoto Band˘ Iwagor˘ in the 11th lunar month of 1786 at the Naka no Shibai

A caricature of Arashi Hinasuke I playing the role of Danshichi Kurobŕ in the play "Natsu Matsuri Naniwa Kagami", one of the illustrations of the book "Ehon Mizu ya Sora", drawn by Matsuya Nich˘sai and published in ďsaka in 1780 by Hachimonjiya Hachizaemon

Arashi Hinasuke I as depicted in the illustrated book "Suifutei Gigafu", which was published in ďsaka in 1782

Arashi Koroku III (foreground) in an illustration from the book "Arashi Koroku Kako Monogatari" published in ďsaka by Awaya Seijir˘ in 1797

Arashi Hinasuke I as depicted in the book "Santo Yakusha Omokage Zukushi" published in ďsaka in 1784 by Yamatoya Kaemon

Arashi Sankatsu I (top/1st from left), Matsuyama Sanjűr˘ (top/2nd from left), Arashi Hinasuke I (bottom/1st from left), Kasaya Mataz˘ (bottom/2nd from left), Fujikawa Hachiz˘ I (in the center of the image, holding somebody with the left hand), Kirinoya Gonjűr˘ III (top/3rd from left; the "holden" actor), Yamashita Shingor˘ (bottom/1st from right) and Yoshizawa Ayame III (top/1st from right) playing the roles of ???, Tsuji H˘in, Umegae, a boatman, the boatman Matsuemon (in reality the warrior Higuchi no Jir˘ Kanemitsu), a boatman, a boatman and Oyoshi in the drama "Hirakana Seisuiki", which was staged in the 12th lunar month of 1766 at the Kado no Shibai

The actors Azuma T˘z˘ III (the lady with the flute), Onoe Shinshichi I (the old man with the wooden notice-board) and Arashi Koroku III (the warrior with the fan) playing the roles of Fuji-no-Kata, Midaroku and Kumagai Jir˘ Naozane in the "Kumagai Jin'ya" scene of the drama "Ichi-no-Tani Futaba Gunki", which was staged in the 5th lunar month of 1794 in Ky˘to (cover of the illustated banzuke)

 
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