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Tsukioka Kogyo

Tsukioka Kogyo: “100 Noh Plays: Nue”, 1922-25. Ink on paper. 15 x 10 1/8 inches. Purchase by the Aoki Endowment for Japanese Arts and Cultures.

Kogyo is best known for his prints of Noh actors, and did a series called Nohgaku Hyakuban (One Hundred Noh Plays). This subject of this print is a monster that terrorized the imperial palace at night.

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