Portrait of Munakata Shikô

肖像画 棟方志功

Japanese
Shôwa era
1968 (Shôwa 43)
Artist Sekino Jun'ichirô (Japanese, 1914–1988)


Catalogue Raisonné

Graybill et al, The Artist's Touch, the Craftsman's Hand (Portland Art Museum cat., 2011), p. 308, #154 (3 imporessions); Sekino Jun'ichirô hanga sakuhin shû (1997), list #410, photo p. 145

Dimensions

76.6 x 63.7 cm (30 3/16 x 25 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.452

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Portrait of Shikô Munakata, with two Munakata prints forming background: at right “Furuna” and at left “Ubari” (see 56.1152), both from the “Ten Disciples of Buddha” series. Edition: 21/118.

Signed

Jun. Sekino (in pencil)

Markings

Artist's seal: Sekino

Provenance

1968, sold by The Red Lantern Shop, Kyoto to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 11, 1968)

Credit Line

John Ware Willard Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.