ONOE SHďROKU I

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

Onoe Matsusuke I playing the role of Ume˘maru in the "Kurumabiki" scene of the classic "Sugawara Denju Tenarai 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

Onoe Matsusuke I portraying Soga Gor˘ Tokimune in a print made by Katsukawa Shunsh˘ (1778~1782)

Onoe Matsusuke I in a print made by Katsukawa Shun'ei (1778~1790)

Onoe Matsusuke I in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni I (1798~1800)

Onoe Matsusuke I (1770)

Onoe Sh˘roku I playing the role of Gama Sennin in the drama "Mata Zoro Sh˘roku Osakabe Banashi", which was staged in the 5th lunar month of 1814 at the Ichimuraza (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni I)

The actor Onoe Matsusuke I playing the role of Usui Sadamitsu in the dance-drama "Waga Sekogakoi no Aizuchi" (commonly called "Kumo no Hy˘shimai"), which was staged within the kaomise program "Shitenn˘ Tonoi no Kisewata" and performed in the 11th lunar month of 1781 at the Nakamuraza (print made by Katsukawa Shunj˘)

The actors Onoe Matsusuke I (on top of the roof), Ichimura Kamez˘ II (first from the left), ďtani Hiroji III (bottom/left) and Onoe Kikugor˘ I (bottom/right) playing the roles of the thief Goj˘, ???, Sakata Kintoki and Watanabe Genji Tsuna in the kaomise drama "Edo Katagi Hikeya Tsunazaka", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1772 at the Ichimuraza

The actor Onoe Matsusuke I playing the role of Ume˘maru in the "Kurumabiki" scene of the classic "Sugawara Denju Tenarai 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

This caricature is the left component of a diptych (the right caricature is available as well)

The actor Onoe Matsusuke I playing the role of Usui Sadamitsu in the dance-drama "Waga Sekogakoi no Aizuchi" (commonly called "Kumo no Hy˘shimai"), which was staged within the kaomise program "Shitenn˘ Tonoi no Kisewata" and performed in the 11th lunar month of 1781 at the Nakamuraza (print made by Katsukawa Shunj˘)

This print belongs to a series of 5 prints, all available on this site:

The actors Onoe Matsusuke I (top/left) as the ghost of the wet-nurse Iohata and Matsumoto Kojir˘ II as Mokuemon (bottom/right), in the play "Tokubei of India: Tales of Strange Lands (Tenjiku Tokubei Ikoku Banashi)"
Artist: Utagawa Toyokuni I
Date: 1799ľ1809
The Art Institute of Chicago (print in the public domain)

The actor Onoe Matsusuke I playing the role of Tenjiku Tokubŕ in the drama "Iroeiri Otogi Z˘shi", which was staged in the 6th lunar month of 1808 in Edo at the Ichimuraza (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni I)

The actors Onoe Sh˘roku I, Onoe Matsusuke II, Nakamura Utaemon III and Sawamura Gennosuke I playing the roles of Fujiwara no Shihei, Sakuramaru, Ume˘maru and Matsu˘maru in the "Kurumabiki" scene of the classic "Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami", which was staged in the 7th lunar month of 1811 at the Nakamuraza in Edo (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni I)

 
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