head and shoulders of man in profile from PL; blue kimono decorated with white, brown, and light blue flowers

Actor Nakamura Kichiemon I as Hoshikage Doemon, 1921

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Eighth design in a set of twelve. Based on Nakamura Kichiemon I (1886-1954) as Hoshikage Doemon in the scene Gojō-zaka Nakanochō of the play Soga moyō tateshi no gosho-zome 曾我綉侠御所染 五條坂仲の町 (The Soga Design and the Gallant's Dyed Kimono). Ōtani Tomoemon VI played this role in the performance at the Ichimura Theater in April 1920. Soon after the release of this portrait, Nakamura Kichiemon I was performing it in the adaptation Otokodate gosho no Gorozō 侠客御所五郎蔵 at the Shin-Tomi Theater, April 1922.

Exhibitions
  • Seven Masters

    Saturday, September 26, 2015 - Sunday, March 13, 2016
Details
Title
Actor Nakamura Kichiemon I as Hoshikage Doemon
Artist Life
1886 - 1942
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2002.161.100
Catalogue Raisonne
Marks, Seven Masters, 2015, no. 34
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head and shoulders of man in profile from PL; blue kimono decorated with white, brown, and light blue flowers