Portrait of Munakata Shikô

肖像画 棟方志功

Japanese
Shôwa era
1968 (Shôwa 43)


Catalogue Raisonné

Graybill et al, The Artist's Touch, the Craftsman's Hand (Portland Art Museum cat., 2011), p. 308, #154 (3 imporessions); Sekino Jun'ichirô hanga sakuhin shû (1997), list #410, photo p. 145

Dimensions

76.6 x 63.7 cm (30 3/16 x 25 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.452

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Portrait of Shikô Munakata, with two Munakata prints forming background: at right “Furuna” and at left “Ubari” (see 56.1152), both from the “Ten Disciples of Buddha” series. Edition: 21/118.

Signed

Jun. Sekino (in pencil)

Markings

Artist's seal: Sekino

Provenance

1968, sold by The Red Lantern Shop, Kyoto to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 11, 1968)

Credit Line

John Ware Willard Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.