Onoe Kikugorō VI in the role of Jūjirō

 

Japanese Color Woodblock Print

 Onoe Kikugorō VI in the role of Jūjirō

by Yamamura Toyonari, 1915

The Heroine Koman in Tanba Yosaku from Woodblock Print Supplements to the Complete Works of Chikamatsu

IHL Cat. #1964

About This Print

This print is one twelve small format prints created by Toyonari for the short-lived 1915 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 #1964
 Title
Kikugorō 菊五郎 in the role of Jūjirō 十次郎
 Magazine Shin Nigao (New Portraits) volume unknown 新似顔 第一年?編
 Artist 
 Yamamura Toyonari (1885-1942)
 Signature 
Kōka ga 耕花 画

Yamamura Kōka ga 山村耕花 畫

 Seal none
 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 - light overall toning
 Miscellaneous 
 Genre shin hanga (new prints); nigao-e
 Format Koban
 H x W Paper print:  7 3/8 x 4 1/2 in. (18.7 x 11.4 cm) 
 mounting page: 10 x 7 in. (25.4 x 17.8 cm)
 Collections This Print The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum of Waseda University 201-0475
 Reference Literature 
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