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Sadanji in the role of Togashi

 

Japanese Color Woodblock Print

Sadanji in the role of Togashi

by Matsuda Seifū, 1915


IHL Cat. #279

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 prints. 

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.

Print Details

 IHL Catalog  #279
 Title/Description
Sadanji no Togashi 左團次
富樫 (as noted on print's verso, seen left) The actor Ichikawa Sadanji II in the role of Togashi

(Shintomi-za Theater Kyogen in April as noted on adjoining page in Shin Nigao)
 Magazine  Shin Nigao (New Portraits) volume unknown 新似顔 第一年?編
 Artist
 Matsuda Seifū (1880-1978)
 Signature
 Seifū
 Seal  Artist's "Ao" seal
 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  excellent
 Miscellaneous  
 Genre  shin hanga (new prints); nigao-e
 Format  Koban
 H x W Paper  7 1/4 x 4 5/8 in. (18.6 x 11.7 cm)
 Collections This Print
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