Kyôgetsubô (The Moon-mad Monk)

狂月坊

Japanese
Edo period
about 1789 (Tenmei 9/Kansei 1)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Author of preface Ki no Sadamaru (Japanese), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #468; Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), p. 452

Dimensions

25.6 x 19.0 cm (ôhon)

Accession Number

2006.1811

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink, color, and metallic pigments on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Kitagawa Utamaro sei
喜多川歌麿製

Provenance

December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the library of the Museum. (Accession Date: October 16, 2006)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection