Kogyo Tsukioka, Crane and Turtle, Scenes from Noh Plays, Traditional Theatre

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Artist: Kogyo Tsukioka (1869-1927)
Title: Crane and Turtle
Series title: Scenes from Noh Plays
Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi
Date: 1897
Size: 24.1 x 36.4 cm

Original Japanese woodblock print.

Tsukioka Kogyo was a Japanese artist of the Meiji period. He was a student and adopted son of Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, and also studied with Ogata Gekko. For most of his career Kogyo made pictures of Japanese noh theatre, either as large-scale paintings or coloured woodblock prints. Many of the latter were published in series and sold as multi-volume sets. Some sets have been preserved as albums in their original bindings, including accordion-style bindings known as orihon.

Kogyo Tsukioka


Tsukioka Kogyo was a Japanese artist of the Meiji period. He was a student and adopted son of Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, and also studied with Ogata Gekko. For most of his career Kogyo made pictures of Japanese noh theatre, either as large-scale paintings or coloured woodblock prints. Many of the latter were published in series and sold as multi-volume sets. Some sets have been preserved as albums in their original bindings, including accordion-style bindings known as orihon.

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Print FormatOban (Horizontal)
ArtistKogyo Tsukioka
SubjectNoh Theatre, Kimono Design
Dimensions24.1 x 36.4 cm
Condition ReportBacking, slightly trimmed, light soiling and discolouration.