Chanter, from an untitled set of Five Musicians (Gonin-bayashi)

五人囃子 謡

Japanese
Edo period
1780s (Tenmei era)
Attributed to Kitao Shigemasa (Japanese, 1739–1820)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), pl. 94 A very similar, but not quite identical, series: Ukiyo-e taisei 6 (1930), #226

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.3 x 26 cm (15 1/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5838

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection