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One Hundred Noh Plays: Oeyama

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Tsukioka Kogyo, Japanese, (1869–1927)
One Hundred Noh Plays: Oeyama, 1922-1926
Ink on paper
15 in. x 10 3/16 in. (38.1 cm x 25.91 cm)

Object Type: Print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Period: Taisho (Japan, 1912-1925)
Credit Line: Purchased with funds from the Aoki Endowment for Japanese Arts and Cultures
Accession Number: 2010.1.30

Alternate Title: Nogaku Hyakuban: Oeyama

Signed: "Kogyo" with red rectangular "koun" seal.

Oban tate-e format woodblock print with gold and silver metallic pigments.

Object Description
Color vertical woodblock print depicting a scene from the noh play Oeyama (The Demon of Oeyama) (category 5 demon play). The disguised demon Shuten Doji appears in a richly brocaded kimono and red staff entwined with leaves. A serving girl in a silver leaf-patterned white kimono and fan kneels behind him.

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