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Sacred Dance with Masks (Iwato Kagura), from the series Folk Customs of Japan (Nihon minzoku zufu)

日本民俗図譜 岩戸神楽

Japanese
Shôwa era
1946 (Shôwa 21), March
Artist Kuroki Sadao (Japanese, 1908–1984)


Dimensions

20 x 26.4 cm (7 7/8 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.1099

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a portfolio of 12 works by 10 artists.
The titles of the individual prints were on a separate sheet included in the portfolio.
MFA prints in the series (complete): 65.1058, 65.1061, 65.1063, 65.1065, 65.1066, 65.1070, 65.1072, 65.1073, 65.1074, 65.1075, 65.1090, 65.1099

Signed

(seal only)

Markings

Artist's seal

Provenance

1965, gift of Robert T. Paine to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert T. Paine