Dry-goods Store at Honchô (Honchô gofukuya)

「本朝ごふく屋」

Japanese
Edo period
early 1780s
Artist Utagawa Toyoharu (Japanese, 1735–1814)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mueller et al., Competition and Collaboration (2007), #27; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 13 (1991), Köln pl. 35

Dimensions

Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 12.5 x 17 cm (4 15/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.88

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

There is no publisher’s mark, but since this work is similar to the series series Chinese and Japanese Scenes (Tôwa keiseki), it was probably also published by Nishimuraya Yohachi.

Signed

Utagawa Toyoharu ga
歌川豊春画

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24