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A Fashionable Packhorse Driver (Fûryû ukare umakata)

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Signed

Yamato gakô Okumura Toshinobu hitsu 大和画工奥村利信筆

Marks

Artist's seal: (unread; possibly Mitsuoki)

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1720s (mid Kyôhô era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 4, Victoria and Albert Museum I (1989), pl. 45

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.2 x 15.6 cm (12 11/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6229

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints