Hibariyama, from the series One Hundred Nô Plays (Nôgaku hyakuban)

「能楽百番 雲雀山」

Japanese
Taishô era
1925 (Taishô 14), December
Artist Tsukioka Kôgyo (Japanese, 1869–1927), Publisher Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Schaap & Rimer, Beauty of Silence (2010), #61 (complete diptych), and Appendix 2, #s 92-93

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.1 x 25.4 cm (15 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1696

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left half of incomplete diptych, with signature on right sheet.

The 120 prints in this series were sold in envelopes of three sheets each, issued monthly from July 1922 to 1926 (with a gap of about a year following the disastrous earthquake of September 1923).

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

February, 2002, purchased from the Hara Shobo store, Tokyo, by 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