Zhong Kui (Shôki) the Demon Queller

鍾馗図

Japanese
Edo period
about 1745 (Enkyô 2)
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #76 (other impression)

Dimensions

Wide hashira-e; 66 x 25.7 cm (26 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5744

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (beni-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.5744, 65.1034

Signed

Hôgetsudô Okumura Bunkaku Mansanobu kinzu

Markings

Artist's seal: Tanchôsai

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Arthur Davison Ficke; October 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Ficke sale; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection