Large Perspective Picture of a Kaomise Perfomance on the Kabuki Stage (Shibai kyôgen butai kaomise ô-uki-e)

芝居狂言舞台顔見せ大浮絵

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 1838; Kishi, Edo no enkin-hô (1994), fig. 8; Waterhouse, Early Japanese Prints in the Philadelphia Museum of Art (1983), #32; Gunsaulus, AIC cat. I (1955), p. 154, #83; Ukiyo-e taisei 3 (1931), #162

Dimensions

Horizontal double ôban; 38.2 x 62.4 cm (15 1/16 x 24 9/16 in)

Accession Number

06.959

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Title in right margin, cut off of this impression.

Signed

Edo-e ichiryû kongen Hôgetsudô Tanchôsai Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu shôhitsu (in left margin, cut off of this impression)
(江戸絵一流根元 方月堂丹鳥斎奥村文角政信正筆)

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection