ONOE SHÔROKU I

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

Onoe Matsusuke I playing the role of Umeômaru 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 Nichôsai and published in Ôsaka in 1780 by Hachimonjiya Hachizaemon

Onoe Matsusuke I portraying Soga Gorô Tokimune in a print made by Katsukawa Shunshô (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 Shôroku I playing the role of Gama Sennin in the drama "Mata Zoro Shôroku 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 Hyôshimai"), which was staged within the kaomise program "Shitennô Tonoi no Kisewata" and performed in the 11th lunar month of 1781 at the Nakamuraza (print made by Katsukawa Shunjô)

The actors Onoe Matsusuke I (on top of the roof), Ichimura Kamezô II (first from the left), Ôtani Hiroji III (bottom/left) and Onoe Kikugorô I (bottom/right) playing the roles of the thief Gojô, ???, 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 actors Onoe Matsusuke I (top/left) as the ghost of the wet-nurse Iohata and Matsumoto Kojirô II as Mokuemon (bottom/right), in the play "Tokubei of India: Tales of Strange Lands (Tenjiku Tokubei ikoku banashi)"
Artist: Utagawa Toyokuni I
Date: 1799–1809
The Art Institute of Chicago (print in the public domain)

 
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