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Asao Jujiro as a Cake Seller and Ikushima Shingoro as Bushi (Samurai) Seated on the Peddler's Lacquer Box Containing His Wares

Artist:
Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
probably 1709
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
10 3/8 x 14 3/4 in. (26.4 x 37.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
JP545
Not on view
Signature: None. From a folding album only on the end sheet, JP 539.

Inscription: The name of Asao Jujiro was written upon the print in 1779 by the then owner, who however, evidently was not able to identify the other actor.
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