Shibai mukashi nishiki (Old Brocade Prints of the Stage)

芝居むかし錦

Japanese
Edo period
1771–72 (Meiwa 8–An'ei 1)
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of the Japanese Book (1987), vol. 1, pp. 337-9

Dimensions

20.5 x 15.2 cm (chûbon)

Accession Number

2006.1790

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Inscription

None

Signed

Katsukawa Shunshô
勝川春章画

Markings

Red collector's seal of Ishizuka Hôkaishi in 3 places.
Shunshô seal printed, black, urn-shaped.

Provenance

"Ross, April 5, 1917" written in pencil on last page

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection