Atsumori, from the series Pictures of Nô Plays, Part I, Section I (Nôgaku zue, zenpen, jô)

「能楽図絵」 前編、上 「敦盛」

Japanese
Meiji era
1897 (Meiji 30), November 5
Artist Tsukioka Kôgyo (Japanese, 1869–1927), Publisher Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Schaap & Rimer, Beauty of Silence (2010), p. 97

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.4 x 36.8 cm (10 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1703

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 2011.1703, 2016.1026

Signed

Kôgyo
耕漁

Markings

Artist's seal

Provenance

October 3, 1984, anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, probably lot 955 or 956, sold to Penelope Clark, San Francisco; sold by Penelope Clark to Sue Cassidy Clark, New York; 2011, gift of Sue Cassidy Clark to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Sue Cassidy Clark in honor of Sarah E. Thompson