A Big Spender (Daijin) Chatting with Little Murasaki (Komurasaki): Calendar for 1724

「大じん 小むらさき」(大尽と小紫、享保九年の絵暦)

Japanese
Edo period
1724 (Kyôho 9)
Artist Torii Kiyomasu II (Japanese, 1706–1763)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 168

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.4 x 16 cm (12 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5429

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The numbers of the long and short months are concealed in the robes of the figures.

Signed

Torii Kiyomasu hitsu
鳥居清倍筆

Markings

No publisher's mark
版元:なし

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Arthur Davison Ficke; February 10, 1920, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Ficke sale; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection