Actor Morita Kan'ya XIII as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables, from the series Stars of Kabuki (Rien no hana)

梨園の華 十三代目守田勘弥のジャン・バルジャン

Japanese
Taishô era
1921 (Taishô 10)
Artist Yamamura Kôka (Toyonari) (Japanese, 1885–1942), Publisher Watanabe Shôzaburô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Brown et al., Fresh Impressions (2013), cat. 208; The Male Image (Amsterdam, Nihon no hanga exh. cat. 6, 2011), fig. 8; Edo-Tokyo Mus., Edo-Tokyo Mus., Yomigaeru ukiyo-e (Beautiful Shin-hanga, 2009), #2-42; Chiba Mus., Nihon no hanga III (2001), #11

Dimensions

41.7 x 28.8 cm (16 7/16 x 11 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1149

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (shingeki): Les Misérables
Theater: Yûraku Theater, Tokyo
Date of production: 1920

Signed

Toyonari ga (in block)
豊成画

Markings

Artist's seal

Credit Line

John Ware Willard Fund