One Hundred Kabuki Roles of Ichikawa Danjuro IX: Soga Goro
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One Hundred Kabuki Roles of Ichikawa Danjuro IX: Soga Goro, 1898
Ink on paper
14 x 9.6
Artist's seal: "Toshidama"
Signature: "Kunichika hitsu"
From the series "One Hundred Roles of Ichikawa Danjuro IX" (J. Ichikawa Danjuro engei hyakuban). The kabuki actor Ichikawa Danjuro IX in the role of Soga Goro, the younger of the two Soga brothers.
"Danjuro IX is playing the role of Soga Goro (1174-1193), the younger of two brothers who sought revenge for the killing of their father. Kabuki plays about the Soga Brothers were very popular, especially at New Years time, and actors bearing the Danjuro name were intimately associated with those roles for over 300 years. The overtly violent actions of characters in the play became an important part of the Danjuro acting style called aragoto / rough style."
(ML, student in 2010 seminar ARHI154 Japanese Prints)
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