Rokurokubi (Long-necked monster)
1765 (Meiwa 2)
Artist Kikurensha Kyosen (Japanese, 1722–1777)
Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #648; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 622; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 1 (1960), #596
Vertical chûban; 26.7 x 18.4 cm (10 1/2 x 7 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Long months on the background screen, short months on its brocade border.
Artist's seal: Kyosen no in
August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection