Asian Art
Artist: Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese, 1760–1849

Theatrical Properties for Two Plays of Bandō Mitsugorō

1820, autumn Year of the Dragon (Bunsei kanoe tatsu aki)

Surimono; polychrome woodblock print

sheet: 15 3/4 x 22 1/16 in. (40 x 56 cm)
Gift of Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian, B.A. 1970
2018.116.5
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Collection of Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.