The Ninth Month: The Dance of the Chrysanthemum Boy, Performed on a Stage (Kyûgatsu jidô no odori yatai), from an untitled series of Niwaka festival dances representing the Twelve Months

仁和嘉狂言 「九月 じどうのおとり屋たい」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1793 (Kansei 5)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 227, vertical chûban #11.11; the series: Lane, Hokusai Life and Work (1989), Appendix II, list #28

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 22.4 x 16.8 cm (8 13/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10197

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19935, 21.10197

Signed

Shunrô ga
春郎画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection