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Hosai Baido (aka Kunisada III), (1848–1920)
Actor KATAOKA Nizzemon, c. 1900-1910
Ink and colors on paper
9 x 6 5/16 in. (23 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: 2016.1.68

Kabuki actor KATAOKA Nizzemon is in the role of Kasahara.

"Kabuki-za Shin kyougen" (New Kabui Offering at Kabuki-za Theater)

Artist Signature "Hosai" and seal "Toshidama"

ink and colors on paper

Object Description
A portrait of the actor Kataoka Nizaemon in costume (in the character of an old man) for a kabuki play. The figure shows the face, head, chest and hands of the actor.

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