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Peddler of Cosmetics and Accessories (Komamono)

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Numbers for the short months are inscribed on the stack of boxes at right.

Signed

Gokyô ga

Marks

Artist's seal: Gokyô

Provenance

Formerly in E. F. Fenollosa collection (#224); August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; 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, 1765 (Meiwa 2)

  • Artist Gokyô, Japanese, active about 1765
Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #590; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 582

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.5 x 18.6 cm (10 13/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4959

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints