Onoe Fujaku III (尾上芙寉) as Miyagi Asojirō [宮木阿曽次郎] in <i>Keisei Tsukushi No Tsumagoto</i> [傾城筑紫爪琴 (?) - けいせいつくしのつまごと]

Ryūsai Shigeharu (柳斎重春) (artist 1802 – 1852)

Onoe Fujaku III (尾上芙寉) as Miyagi Asojirō [宮木阿曽次郎] in Keisei Tsukushi No Tsumagoto [傾城筑紫爪琴 (?) - けいせいつくしのつまごと]

Print


08/1828
10 in x 14.5 in (Overall dimensions) Japanese woodblock print

Signed: Ryūsai Shigeharu ga 柳斉重春画
Publisher: Kichi (Marks U140 - seal 06-012)
Philadelphia Museum of Art - a Shigeharu diptych of this same theme with Arashi Rikan II as Miyagi Asojirō
Indianapolis Museum of Art - 1848 Toyokuni III print of Miyagi Asojirō on a boat
Prints of Japan - 1848 Kuniyoshi of this theme
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg - 1848 Kuniyoshi double portrait of Miyuki and Asojirō

This print commemorates a performance at the Onishi Theatre in 1828.

There are three other prints featuring Asojirō in the Lyon Collection: #s 239, 472 and 1341.

The kanji for the actor Onoe Fujaku is generally 尾上芙雀. Here it is 尾上芙寉, if this is correct. But the last two characters are not found anywhere, so far as we can tell.


Onoe Fujaku III (三代目尾上芙雀) (actor)
Kyōto-Osaka prints (kamigata-e - 上方絵) (genre)
actor prints (yakusha-e - 役者絵) (genre)
Kichi (吉) (publisher)
Miyagi Asojirō (宮木阿曽次郎) (role)