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Kataoka Nizaemon in the role of Yōjirō

 

Japanese Color Woodblock Print

Kitaoka Nizaemon (XI)in the role of Yōjirō

by Matsuda Seifū, 1915


IHL Cat. #2178

About This Print


One of fourteen prints by the artist that appeared in the magazine Shin Nigao whose purpose was to advertise the Kabuki theater and renew interest in actor printsKitaoka Nizaemon (XI)in the role of Yōjirō in an unknown play.

For more information on this short-lived magazine whose purpose was to advertise the Kabuki theater and renew interest in actor prints, see the article Shin Nigao Magazine.

The Actor in this Print

For information on this actor see the article The Kabuki Actor on this site and scroll to the artist's name.

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #2178
 Title/Description Kataoka Nizaemon XI as Yōjirō 片岡 仁左衛門 與次郎
 MagazineShin Nigao (New Portraits) volume unknown 新似顔 第一年?編
 Artist 
 Matsuda Seifū (1880-1978)
 Signature 
Seifū 
 Seal Artist's red "Ao" seal as shown above
 Date 1915
 Edition First and only edition printed in magazine Shin Nigao
 Publisher Nigaodō 似顔洞
 Carver Igami Bonkotsu (1875-1933)
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition good - slight overall toning; binding holes left margin; insect holes repaired verso
 Miscellaneous silver mica ink used for background
 Genre shin hanga (new prints); nigao-e
 Format koban
 H x W Paper 7 1/4 x 4 13/16 in. (18.4 x 12.2 cm) 
 H x W Image 6 9/16 x 4 3/16 in. (15.2 x 10.6 cm)
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10/18/2019 created
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