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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.
Art Institute of Chicago. "Ukiyoe Prints and Paintings, The Primitive Period (1680–1745)," November 7, 1971–December 26, 1971.

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