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Sanpuku Tsui
Moon in Musashi Province

Artist:
Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1740
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Center sheet of a triptych of polychrome woodblock prints; ink and applied color ("tan-e") on paper
Dimensions:
12 1/2 x 6 1/8 in. (31.8 x 15.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
JP2640
Not on view
Signature: Genuine brush of Okumura Masanobu, Painter of Japan (Nippon gako Okumura Masanobu shōhitsu)

Round seal lower right: Kongen Okumura ban. Tōrishizō-chō. Knonkata no e niseban sōrō aida, hyōtan jirushi itashi sōrō
(Printed by Okumura, the originator. Finding forgeries of my pictures, I have made my seal in the form of a gourd)
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; sold to MMA)
New York. Japan Society Gallery. "Rain and Snow: The Umbrella in Japanese Art," April 28, 1993–June 26, 1993.

Milan. Palazzo Reale. "Ukiyoe. II mondo fluttuante," February 7, 2004–May 30, 2004.

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