Actor Kataoka Gadô XII as Miyuki

十二代目片岡我童の深雪

Japanese
Taishô era
1923 (Taishô 12)
Artist Yoshikawa Kanpô (Japanese, 1894–1979), Publisher Satô Shôtarô (Japanese)


Object Place: Yoshikawa Kampo

Catalogue Raisonné

Brown et al., Fresh Impressions (2013), cat. 336; Folan et al, Stars of the Tokyo Stage (2012), p. 32; Chiba Mus., Nihon no hanga III (2001), #26; Smith, Modern Japanese Prints (1994), pl. 43; Hizô ukiyo-e taikan: Mura (Muller coll.; 1990), pl. 168

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 42 x 27.8 cm (16 1/2 x 10 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.712

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink, color, and mica on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Edition: 90/200

MFA impressions: 38.712 (Edition: 90/200), RES.51.116 (later printing, uneditioned)

Play: Asagao Nikki

Signed

Kanpô (in block)
観方

Markings

Publisher's mark: Satô Shô han

Provenance

By 1938, Yamanaka and Company, Boston; 1938, sold by Yamanaka and Company to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1938)

Credit Line

Chinese and Japanese Special Fund