Theater Prints

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Kabuki Late Edo Era

The actor Bandō Mitsugorō IV in the play Hana to Mitsu Yuki no Shiraishi, 1834

Utagawa Kunisada I 

15 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.

IHL Cat. #77

The actors Iwai Shijaku, Ichikawa Komazō V and Matsumoto Kōshirō V in Date Kurabe Okuni Kabuki, 1836

Utagawa Kunisada I 

14 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #953

Biographies of Brave and Loyal Retainers, Act 1, 1847-1850

Utagawa Kunisada I 

 8 7/8 x 13 1/2 in.

IHL Cat. #2213

Biographies of Brave and Loyal Retainers, Act 1, 1847-1850

Utagawa Kunisada I 

 9 9/16 x 13 7/8 in.

IHL Cat. #2081

Bandō Takesaburō as Oguri Sōtan, Iwai Kumesaburō III as Okoma and Onoe Kikujirō II as Kohagi in the play Sekai no hana Oguri gaiden, 1851

Utagawa Kunisada I 

9 7/8 x 13 7/8 in.

IHL Cat. #768

Ōtani Tomoemon IV, Bandō Shuka I, Nakayama Bungorō II, Bandō Kichiya and Ichikawa Danjūrō VIII (in the play Akegarasu Hana no Nureginu), 1851

Utagawa Kunisada I 

13 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #1187

Iwai Kumesaburō III, Ichikawa Ebizō V and Ichikawa Danjūrō VIII (in a scene from Koi goromo Karigane zome), 1852

Utagawa Kunisada I 

13 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #1185

The Old Story of Sanshō Dayū

(Mukashi-banashi Sanshō Dayū), 1852

Utagawa Kunisada I 

 13 7/8 x 9 5/8  in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #1355

Ichikawa Danjūrō VIII, Seki Sanjūrō III and Onoe Baikō IV, 1853

Utagawa Kunisada I 

14 x 9 5/8 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #1186

Bandō Takesaburō I, Bandō Shūka I, Ichikawa Danjūrō VIII, Iwai Kumesaburō III and

Nakamura Fukusuke I, 1854

Utagawa Kunisada I 

14 x 9 3/4 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #675 

Nakamura Nakasuke II, Nakamura Fukusuke, Nakamura Tomijūrō II and Ichikawa Danjūrō VIII (in the play Ume yanagi sakigake zōshi), 1854

Utagawa Kunisada I 

14 x 9 5/8 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #1197

The dance Michiyuki tabiji

no hanamuko an interact in the play Kanadehon Chūshingura, 1857

Utagawa Kunisada I 

14 5/8 x 9 3/4 in.

IHL Cat. #515

Act VII: The Ichikiri Teahouse

from the series Pictorial Siblings to The Treasury of Loyal Retainers, 1859

Utagawa Kunisada I 

14 7/16 x 10 in.

IHL Cat. #1215

Act XI: The storming of Moronao’s mansion from the series Pictorial Siblings to The Treasury of Loyal Retainers, 1859

Utagawa Kunisada I 

14 1/2 x 10 in.

IHL Cat. #635

[Five actors] Viewing Fireflies in the Cool of the Evening, 1859

Utagawa Kunisada I

14 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #955

Ichikawa Ichizō III as Nadare no Wakamatsu from the series A Modern Shuihuzhuan, 1862

Utagawa Kunisada I 

14 1/2 x 10 in.

IHL Cat. #645

Act III (Sandanme) from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chūshingura), 1855

Utagawa Hiroshige II

 9 13/16 x 14 7/16 in.

 IHL Cat. #1150

Act VIII (Hachidanme) from the series

The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chūshingura), 1855

Utagawa Hiroshige II 

9 7/8 x 14 1/2 in.

IHL Cat. #1151

Act XI (Jūichidanme) from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chūshingura), 1855

Utagawa Hiroshige II 

 9 13/16 x 14 3/8 in.

IHL Cat. #1152

Sawamura Tosshō II, Bandō Sanpachi V, Ichikawa Kodanji IV and Ichimura Kakitsu IV [in the play Sandai Banashi Kōza no Shinsaku], 1863

Utagawa Kunisada II

14 x 9 1/2 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #195

Kawarazaki Gonjūrō, Nakamura Ganpachi, Arashi Kangorō, Seki Sanjūrō III, Sawamura Tanosuke III, Nakamura Ichō and Bandō Hikosaburō V [in the play Imaō Shuten Dōji], 1863

Utagawa Kunisada II

14 1/2 x 9 7/8 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #1652

Bandō Hikosaburō V as Ukiyo Tohai, Ichimura Kakitsu IV as Nozarashi Gosuke and Ichikawa Danzō VI as Rokuji Namuemon [starring in a performance of Tsuru no chitose Soga no kadomatsu], 1865

Utagawa Kunisada II

14 1/8 x 9 1/2 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #954

Jōruri Chūshingura Nidan me Sannin Yakko from the play Chushingura Sugata no Eawase, 1865

Utagawa Kunisada II

14 x 9 7/8 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #971

Shichidanme (Act VII) from the series Jōruri Chūshingura, 1865

Utagawa Kunisada II 

14 3/8 x 9 7/8 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #1232

[Ichimura Kakitsu IV]  as Hayano Kanpei from the

series Legends of the Loyal Retainers, 1863

Utagawa Kunisada II 

14 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.

IHL Cat. #631

[Ichimura Kakitsu IV] as Hayano Kanpei from the

series Legends of the Loyal Retainers, 1863

Utagawa Kunisada II 

14 5/8 x 9 3/4 in.

IHL Cat. #927

[Bandō Hikosaburō V] Ōboshi Yuranosuke from the series Legends of the Loyal Retainers, 1866

Utagawa Kunisada II 

14 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.

IHL Cat. #630

[Kawarazaki Gonjūrō I] Amakawaya Gihei from the series Legends of the Loyal Retainers, 1866

Utagawa Kunisada II 

14 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.

IHL Cat. #629

Kanpei's Wife Okaru from the series Stories of Virtuous Women, 1866

Utagawa Kunisada II 

14 5/8 x 9 3/4 in.

IHL Cat. #960

Play a Board Game of the Road to Iga Pass, Act IX, 1849/1851

Utagawa Kuniteru I 

 9 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.

IHL Cat. #2010

Koko ga Edo Koude no Tatehiki, 1863

Utagawa Yoshiiku

 14 1/8 x 9 5/8 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #672

Gosho no Gorozo, 1864

Utagawa Yoshiiku

 13 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.

IHL Cat. #409

Tsuru no chitose Soga no kadomatsu, 1865

Utagawa Yoshiiku

 13 3/4 x 10 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #715

Act XII (Jūnidanme), from the series

The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chūshingura), c. 1865

Utagawa Yoshitora 

9 3/16 x 13 5/8 in. 

IHL Cat. #1790

Kabuki Meiji Era

Tokyo Stage

Jitsugetsusei kyōwa seidan, 1878

Adachi Ginkō

13 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #716

Kaihi sandai banashi, 1873

Morikawa Chikashige

13 15/16 x 9 5/16 in.  (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #1273

The Actors Iwai Hanshirō VIII, Nakamura Sōjūrō, Ichikawa Danjūrō IX, Onoe Kikugorō V and Bandō Shiuka in the play Kumo ni magō Ueno no hatsuhana, 1881

Morikawa Chikashige

13 5/8 x 9 1/4 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #1095

The Actors Iwai Hanshirō VIII, Ichikawa Danjūrō IX and Bandō Kakitsu in the play Jiraiya gōketsu monogatari, 1881

Morikawa Chikashige

14 3/8 x 9 5/8 (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #1225  

Ranking of Wages of Tokyo Actors, 1895

Toyohara Chikamitsu

14 3/8 x 9 3/4 in. (each sheet) 

IHL Cat. #1139

Nakamura Nakazō, Ichikawa Sadanji, Ichikawa Danjūrō, Onoe Kikugorō and Nakamura Sōjūrō as Ōboshi Yuranosuke (in the play Kanadehon Chūshingura), 1878

Toyohara Chikayoshi

14 x 9 in. (each sheet) 

IHL Cat. #457

Mata shime kazari isami no ebi doko (Another Garland of Swashbuckling Heroes of the Shrimp Barbershop), 1863

Toyohara Kunichika

14 1/8 x 9 5/8 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #551

Ichimura Kakitsu IV, Sawamura Tanosuke III, Nakamura Shikan IV in Ryūkō shiritori kodomo monku, 1867

Toyohara Kunichika 

13 7/8 x 9 1/8 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #648

Sawamura Tosshō II, Nakamura Shikan IV, and Ōtani Tomoemon V (performing a lion dance), 1867

Toyohara Kunichika 

 13 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #301

Sawamura Tosshō II, Sawamura Tanosuke III and Nakamura Nakazao III in the dance Michiyuki chō no fubuki, 1869

Toyohara Kunichika

14 3/8 x 9 3/4 in. (each sheet)

condition issues

IHL Cat. #750

Sawamura Tossho II as Gennosuke and Sawamura Tanosuke III as Orie (Otoshi) (in Hana ayame katami ezoshi), 1870

Toyohara Kunichika

14 1/8 x 9 1/4 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #760

Iwai Hanshirō VIII, Onoe Kikugorō V and Nakamura Jusaburō in Rainy Season Kimono and Old-Time Silks, 1874

Toyohara Kunichika

 14 1/8 x 9 1/8 in. (each sheet)

IHL Cat. #456

Kawarazaki Sanshō, Nakamura Sōjūrō and Bandō Kakitsu in Ōshū Adachigahara, 3rd Act, 1873

Toyohara Kunichika

13 5/8 x 28 5/8 in.

IHL Cat. #360

Bandō Hikosaburō V, Sawamura Tosshō II and Nakamura Kanjaku III in Miyakodori Nagare no Shiranami, 1873

Toyohara Kunichika

13 7/8 x 9 1/8 in. (each sheet)