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Parody of the Nô Play Hachi no Ki

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Left sheet of an incomplete diptych. Probably the second state of a calendar print, with the calendar prints removed. MFA impressions: 06.1208, 11.2303, 21.4597

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1765 (Meiwa 2)?

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #076; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #189.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 91

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24.8 x 21.1 cm (9 3/4 x 8 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4597

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints