Konabe of Itamigoma as a Vendor of New Year Charms in the Form of Love Letters (Kesôbumi), from the series Costume Parade of the Shimanouchi Quarter (Shimanouchi nerimono)

「島之内ねりもの けそう文 伊丹駒 小なべ」

Japanese
Edo period
1836 (Tenpô 7), 6th month
Artist Ryûsai Shigeharu (Japanese, 1803–1853)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 125; Keyes 1973, #336 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.2 x 25.5 cm (14 1/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3214.11

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.824.12, 11.26583, 17.3214.11

From a collective series by Hokuei, Hokuju, Sadahiro, Sadanobu, and Shigeharu.

Signed

Ryûsai Shigeharu ga
柳斎重春画

Markings

Artist's seal: Yamaguchi uji Shigeharu

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection