Large Perspective Picture of a Kaomise Perfomance on the Kabuki Stage (Shibai kyôgen butai kaomise ô-uki-e)

「芝居狂言舞台顔見せ大浮絵」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1745 (Enkyô 2)
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764), Publisher Okumuraya Genroku (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 1838; Kishi, Edo no enkin-hô (1994), fig. 8; Waterhouse, Early Japanese Prints in the Philadelphia Museum of Art (1983), #32; Gunsaulus, AIC cat. I (1955), p. 154, #83; Ukiyo-e taisei 3 (1931), #162

Dimensions

Horizontal double ôban; 38.2 x 62.4 cm (15 1/16 x 24 9/16 in)

Accession Number

06.959

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (beni-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Edo-e ichiryû kongen Hôgetsudô Tanchôsai Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu shôhitsu

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection