Shirokiya Okoma Handing a Love Letter to Saizaburô
Attributed to Kitao Shigemasa (Japanese, 1739–1820)
Hashira-e; 71.5 x 12 cm (28 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
The account book hanging on the wall reads “Shirokiya Shôbei,” the name of Okoma’s father and his lumber store.
Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection