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Hosai Baido (aka Kunisada III), (1848–1920)
Actor NAKAMURA Sojuro as TORAZO, c. 1900-1910
Ink and colors on paper
9 13/16 x 6 3/8 in. (25 x 16 cm)

Object Type: Print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Credit Line: Purchased with funds from the Aoki Endowment for Japanese Arts and Cultures
Accession Number: 2016.1.66

Kabuki actor NAKAMURA Sojuro is in the role of Torazo. He wears a kimono with Chinese character, "Tora".

Teikoku-gekijo Theater, New Kyogen

Signed: Hosai

ink and colors on paper

Object Description
A portrait of the actor Nakamura Sojuro in costume for a kabuki play. The figure shows the face, head, chest and hands of the actor.

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