HOKKEI  (1780-1850). At the "mochi" stall. (Sold)

HOKKEI (1780-1850). At the "mochi" stall. (Sold)

Artist: Totoya Hokkei (1780-1850)
Subject: A man, two women and a young porter stop at a small shop along the Sumida river selling boxes with "sakura mochi" sweets.
Series: From the "Ox series", the cartouche trimmed at top.
Signature: Hokkei. The poems signed Shinratei (Manzō) and Shingetei Saiwai-no-tashu.
Date: 1829 (Ox Year)
Publisher: Privately published
Size: Surimono shikishiban, 18,6x16,8 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print with extensive use of metal pigments.
Literature: The only other impression we were able to find is in the sale catalog of the Collection Ernest Le Véel, (1re Vente), Paris 1979, lot no. 135.
Remarks: Hayashi Tadamasa collector seal.
Conditions: Trimmed otherwise very good impression, color and conditions.
Item no: D 442
Status: Sold