Kinokuniya Bunzaemon (Ki-Bun), from the series Dance of the Big Spenders, a Yoshiwara Ballad (Daijin mai)

「大尽舞 きふん」 (紀伊国屋文左衛門)

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Ryûryûkyo Shinsai (Japanese, 1764?–1820)


Dimensions

Kokonotsugiri; 13.5 x 18.6 cm (5 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2688

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Kinokuniya Bunzaemon (1669-1734) was a merchant famous for his wealth.

Signed

Shinsai ga
辰斎画

Provenance

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