head and torso of man with large nose, head turned to PL side, wearing black and blue garments, holding a baby in purple and brown striped cloth

Actor Ichimura Uzaemon XV as the Gardener Kichigorō, 1921

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Sixth design in a set of twelve. Based on Ichimura Uzaemon XV (1874-1945) as the Gardener (uekiya) Kichigorō in the play Midareyaki みだれ焼, performed at the Imperial Theater, June 1921. The premier of this play that was adaptated by Enomoto Torahiko 榎本虎彦 (Haryū 破笠, 1866-1916) after a manuscript by Fukuchi Ōchi 福地桜痴 (Gen'ichirō 源一郎, 1841-1906), was at the Kabuki Theater, January 1907.

Exhibitions
  • Seven Masters

    Saturday, September 26, 2015 - Sunday, March 13, 2016
Details
Title
Actor Ichimura Uzaemon XV as the Gardener Kichigorō
Artist Life
1886 - 1942
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2002.161.84
Catalogue Raisonne
Marks, Seven Masters, 2015, no. 33
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head and torso of man with large nose, head turned to PL side, wearing black and blue garments, holding a baby in purple and brown striped cloth