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Nōgakuzue, Mokuroku, kōhen, jō (Index, volume 2, no. 2)


 Japanese Color Woodblock Print

Mokuroku, kōhen, jō

(Index, volume 2, no. 1)

from the series Nōgakuzue

by Tsukioka Kōgyo, 1897-1902

Nōgakuzue, Sesshōseki

IHL Cat. #939

About This Print

One of five index sheets (mokuroku) from the series Nōgakuzue (Illustrations of Noh) which consists of 261 prints (including the five index sheets). The series was issued by the publisher Matsuki Heikichi in five bound books (volumes), translated numerically as: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 3.0, and also referred to as Vol. 1 No. 1, Vol. 1 No. 2, Vol. 2 No. 1, Vol. 2 No. 2, Vol. 3.1  This index sheet appears in the front of Volume 2, No. 1.

For background on the Noh theater see the article on this site "Noh - A Brief Summary by Beata Kubiak Ho-Chi".

Inscription on Bottom Right

これは武蔵の国の住人 坂巻の耕漁と申者にて候

This is by Sakamaki Kōgyō, who dwells in the Musashi Abumi region.

Translation courtesy of Asian art historian Lynn Katsumoto.

1 website of University of Pittsburgh, Special Collections http://digital.library.pitt.edu/k/kogyo/nogakuzue.html

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #939
Nōgakuzue, Mokuroku, kōhen, jō 能楽図絵 後編 上 目録
(Illustrations of Noh, Index, volume 2, no. 1)
 Series Nōgakuzue 能樂圖繪 (Illustrations of Noh)
 Tsukioka Kōgyo (1869-1927)
 Sakamaki no Kōgyo 坂巻の耕漁 (within inscription written in the lower right of the print, as shown above)
 Seal Red letter seal in a signature shape (possibly 彫) with no border
 Date 1897-1902
 Edition unknown
 Publisher Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya Heikichi 大黒屋平)
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition good - backed; insect damage upper right corner, minor paper imperfections
 Genre nishiki-e; Nōgaku zue 能樂圖繪[Noh play picture] or 能絵 Noh-e
 Format oban yoko-e
 H x W Paper 9 3/8 x 13 3/4 in. (24.8 x 34.9 cm)
 H x W Image
 same as paper size
 Collections This Print University of Pittsburgh Special Collections 20091209-kogyo-0276; Scripps College Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery 2009.7.47; Art Institute Chicago 1939.2258c; Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University AcNo.arcUP0735; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 53.2928.1; The Walters Art Museum 95.235; The Metropolitan Museum of Art JIB202
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