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Asian Art
Artist: Nishimura Shigenaga, Japanese, 1697–1756

Shoki, the Demon Queller

18th century

Polychrome woodblock pillar print
Signed: Senkado Shigenobu Hyakuju
Artist's seal: Shigenaga

sheet: 28 5/8 × 4 1/8 in. (72.7 × 10.5 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse
1953.1.53
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Mrs. Jared Kirtland Morse (Caroline Roberts Morse) (1907–1982), Cromwell, Conn.; gifted in 1953 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Edo Culture in Japanese prints, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1972), 41, no. 1.

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.