A Fashionable Packhorse Driver (Fûryû ukare umakata)

「風流うかれ馬かた」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1720s (mid Kyôhô era)
Artist Okumura Toshinobu (Japanese, active about 1717–1750), Publisher Izumiya Gonshirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 4, Victoria and Albert Museum I (1989), pl. 45

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.2 x 15.6 cm (12 11/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6229

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Yamato gakô Okumura Toshinobu hitsu
大和画工 奥村利信筆

Markings

Artist's seal: (unread; possibly Mitsuoki)

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection