Zhong Kui (Shôki) the Demon Queller

鍾馗図

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Birth of the Modern...Vienna 1900 (Neue Galerie, NY, 2011), p. 234 (this impression); Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #76 (this impression)

Dimensions

Wide hashira-e; 60.7 x 24.5 cm (23 7/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.1034

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.5744, 65.1034

Signed

Hôgetsudô Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu kinzu
方月堂奥村文角政信謹図

Markings

Artist's seal: Tanchôsai

Provenance

Source unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Henderson and Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Henderson in memory of Robert T. Paine