The Puppeteer Yoshida Bungorû Backstage

樂屋の人形師文五郎

Japanese
Shôwa era
1947 (Shôwa 22)
Artist Sekino Jun'ichirô (Japanese, 1914–1988)


Catalogue Raisonné

The Male Image (Amsterdam, Nihon no hanga exh. cat. 6, 2011), fig. 32; Sekino Jun'ichirô hanga sakuhin shû (1997), list #74, photo p. 140

Dimensions

76.6 x 50.5 cm (30 3/16 x 19 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.655

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Zyunichiro Sekino (in romanization, in pencil at upper left)

Provenance

1954, sold by Susumu Hirota (1898-1979), Rockport, MA and New York to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 10, 1954)

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.