Kasuga Ryûjin (Dragon God of Kasuga), from the series One Hundred Nô Plays (Nôgaku hyakuban)

「能楽百番 春日龍神 」

Japanese
Taishô era
1922–26 (Taishô 11–15)
Artist Tsukioka Kôgyo (Japanese, 1869–1927), Publisher Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Schaap & Rimer, Beauty of Silence (2010), Appendix 2, #81

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2011.1720

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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

Kôgyo
耕漁

Markings

Artist's seal

Provenance

January 2011, acquired online through Artelino Art Auctions, Icking, Germany, 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