Actor (?) as a Vendor of New Year Charms in the Form of Love Letters (Kesôbumi-uri)

懸想文売り

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.7 x 14.3 cm (12 1/2 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5764

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

Okumura Masanobu hitsu

Provenance

Formerly in the Kobayashi collection; October 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection