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Kunisada (Toyokuni III)

The Actor Kawarazaki Gonjûrô Applying Makeup


Kunisada II (Toyokuni IV)

Actors Onoe Kikugorô IV as Miuraya Agemaki ; unidentified actor as a kamuro, Kawarazaki Gonjûrô as Ushikawa no Densichi ; and Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Kurotegumi no Sukeroku


On Kawara

Apr. 27, 1978 [painting]


On Kawara

19 Jul. 68


On Kawara

Feb. 29, 1988 [painting]


Toyokuni Utagawa Yohachi Nishimuraya

The actors Arashi Hinasuke II in the role of Minamoto no Raikō and Iwai Kumesaburō I as Princess Yosooi Hime in the kaomise drama Modoribashi Tsuna-ga-Kaomise, staged in the eleventh month of 1800 at the Kawarazaki-za (Kawarazaki theater)

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