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Scene from the Noh play "Matsukaze"

Artist:
Tsukioka Kōgyo (Japanese, 1869–1927)
Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
ca. 1910
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
14 1/2 x 20 in. (36.8 x 50.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Frederick E Church, 1928
Accession Number:
MJP17
Not on view
In Matsukaze, still one of the most frequently performed Noh plays, masked actors in gorgeous robes evoke the tragic love of the two sisters Matsukaze and Murasame with only simple buckets as props.
Signature: Kogyo; Seals: Ko and gyo
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