Shibai mukashi nishiki (Old Brocade Prints of the Stage)

芝居むかし錦

Japanese
Edo period
1771–72 (Meiwa 8–An'ei 1)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of the Japanese Book (1987), vol. 1, pp. 337-9

Dimensions

20.5 x 15.2 cm (chûbon)

Accession Number

2006.1790

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Inscription

None

Signed

Katsukawa Shunshô
勝川春章画

Markings

Red collector's seal of Ishizuka Hôkaishi in 3 places.
Shunshô seal printed, black, urn-shaped.

Provenance

"Ross, April 5, 1917" written in pencil on last page

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection