Requires Photography

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

「能楽百番 通小町 」

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, #118

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.7 × 25.5 cm (14 13/16 × 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2016.1499

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 2016.1017, 2016.1499

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Anne Gordon Keidel Trust of June 2016