HOKKEI  (1780-1850). Travelers at the stall. (Sold)

HOKKEI (1780-1850). Travelers at the 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 mochi sweets.
Series: From the "Ox series", the cartouche trimmed at top.
Signature: Hokkei. Poems by Shinratei (Manz┼Ź) and another poet of his group.
Date: 1829 (Ox Year)
Publisher: Privately published
Size: Surimono shikishiban, 18,6x16,8 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print with extensive use of metal pigments.
Remarks: Hayashi Tadamasa collector seal. A rare surimono, apparently unrecorded.
Conditions: Trimmed otherwise very good impression, color and conditions.
Item no: D 442
Status: Sold