Natori Shunsen, Nakamura Kaisha I as Okaru in 'Love suicides on the eve of the Koshin festival' Enlarge 1 /1

Natori Shunsen

Japan 1886 – 1960

Nakamura Kaisha I as Okaru in 'Love suicides on the eve of the Koshin festival' [Nakamura Kaisha Yoi Goshin Okaru] 1928 Description: the actor Nakamura Kaisha I in the role of Okaru in the kabuki drama 'Love suicides on the eve of the Koshin festival' [Shinju yoi Goshin]

Collection Title: Collection of creative portraits by Shunsen [Sosaku-hanga Shunsen nigao shu]
Title Notes: Actor portrait, onnagata
Page: 35
Place made: Tokyo, Kanto, Tokyo metropolis, Japan
Materials & Technique: prints, ink and colour on paper woodblock print, printed in colour from multiple blocks Support: paper

Dimensions: sheet 40.0 h x 27.8 w cm image 38.4 h x 25.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Jennifer Gordon 1998
Accession No: NGA 98.159