Zhong Kui (Shôki) the Demon Queller

鍾馗図

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Nishimura Shigenaga (Japanese, 1697?–1756), Publisher Yamashiroya (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #27; Michener

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 71.6 x 10 cm (28 3/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5879

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Senkadô Nishimura Shigenaga hitsu
千花堂 西村重長筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Shigenaga

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Arthur Davison Ficke; October 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection