Bugaku Dancer as King Raryô

舞楽 羅陵王・蘭陵王(らりょうおう)

Japanese
Edo period
early 1830s
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, Surimono (Spencer Museum cat., 1984), cat. no. 82; Christie's Sale Catalogue #7576 (October 23, 1992), lot #31

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21.2 x 18.2 cm (8 3/8 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9273

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color, and metallic pigment on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.25468, 21.9273

Inscription

Poem by Ganjotei Shirataka

Signed

Hokkei
北渓

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection