Carpenter (Banshô, Banjô), from the series Ten Kinds of People (Jinbutsu jûban tsuzuki)

「人物十番つゞき 番匠」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1820 (Bunsei 3)
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

Forrer, Surimono (2013), #288; Rijksmuseum cat. III, Hokusai and His School (1982), #143

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.9 x 18.2 cm (8 1/4 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9272

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.1914, 21.9272

Poem by Shôhakuen Chihide.

Signed

Hokkei
北渓

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection