Hyakuman, from the series Pictures of Nô Plays, Part II, Section I (Nôgaku zue, kôhen, jô)

「能楽図絵」 後編、上 「百万」

Japanese
Meiji era
1900 (Meiji 33), May 20
Artist Tsukioka Kôgyo (Japanese, 1869–1927), Publisher Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya) (Japanese)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2011.1700

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 53.2928.41 (dated 1899), 2011.1700 (dated 1900)

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