Two Elegant Reed Leaves (Fûryû ashi no ha ni-chô)

「風流芦の葉二丁」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1710s
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764), Publisher Igaya Kan'emon (Bunkidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asia Soc./JASA, Designed for Pleasure (2008), p. 62, fig. 36; Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #59

Dimensions

28.8 x 40.1 cm (11 5/16 x 15 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2922

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One of six prints (53.2920-5) from an album (53.2919) formerly belonging to Ôta Nanpo (aka Shoku Sanjin, 1749-1823).

Signed

Okumura Masanobu zu

Provenance

Ôta Nanpo (aka Shoku Sanjin, b. 1749 - d. 1823), Japan (dates of ownership not established). 1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse