Shutendôji, the Demon of Mount Ôe

大江山酒呑童子

Japanese
Edo period
1765 (Meiwa 2)
Artist Komatsuken (Japanese), Designer Raishi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #632; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 457; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 166, #2

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 31.6 x 20.4 cm (12 7/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5695

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19710, 21.5695

Possibly from a untitled series illustrating the story of Shutendôji.

Signed

Komatsuken ga (artist); Raishi kô (designer)

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