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Nōga taikan, Uchito mōde


 Japanese Color Woodblock Print

Uchito mōde 内外詣

(Visit to Ise Shrines)

from the series Nōga taikan

by Tsukioka Kōgyo, 1925-1930

IHL Cat. #127

About This Print

One of 200 prints issued as part of the series ga taikan (Encyclopedia of Noh Plays) depicting a lion dance from the play Uchito mōde by the playwright Kongō Nagayori.

The Play - Uchito mōde

Source: A Guide to No, P.G. O'Neill, Hinoki Shoten, 1929, p. 202.

To welcome an Imperial envoy who is making a pilgrimage to the Great Shrines of Ise a priest there first recites a prayer an preaches.  Then, in the second half of the play, a priestess performs a kagura dance and the priest a shishi-mai, a 'lion dance'.  Finally, the priestess dances again.

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #127
 Title Uchito mōde 内外詣 (Visit to Ise Shrines )
 Series Nōga taikan 能画大鑑 (Encyclopedia of Noh Plays or A Great Mirror of Noh Pictures or A Great Collection of Noh Pictures)
 Tsukioka Kōgyo (1869-1927)
Kōgyo seal
 Date 1925-1930
 Edition unknown
 Publisher Seibi Shoten (or Seibi Shoin), Tokyo
 Carver Uchida Eikichi
 Printer Yoshida Takesaburō
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition excellent - minor trimming to vertical margin; light wrinkling; not backed
 Genre ukiyo-e
 Format oban yoko-e
 H x W Paper 10 x 14 1/4 in. (25.4 x 36.2 cm)
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