Shôki and Two Demons

鍾馗捉鬼図

Japanese
Meiji era
1870s or 1880s
Artist Kawanabe Kyôsai (Japanese, 1831–1889)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kaikan sanjû shûnen kinen Kawanabe Kyôsai kinen bijutsukan cat. (2008), p. 120, #1002; Mueller et al., Competition and Collaboration (2007), #200; Clark, Demon of Painting (1993), #16

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 24 cm (14 3/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7227

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kyôsai ga
暁斎画

Markings

Artist's seal: Kyôsai

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection