Furuyu Taiken, Minstrels

Furuya Taiken, 1897-?

Itinerant Musicians
(Tabi geinin)

dated and signed at lower right, Taisho junen junigatsu (Taisho 12, [1921], 12th month), Taiken, with circular Watanabe publisher seal, ca. 1921

oban yoko-e 10 1/4 by 14 3/8 in., 25.9 by 36.4 cm

Reigle Stephens, Amy, gen. ed., The new wave: Twentieth-century Japanese prints from the Robert O. Muller Collection, 1993, p. 204, no. 272
Nihon no hanga III 1921-1930 Toshi to onna to hikari to kage to (Japanese Prints III, 1921-1930: Cities and Women, Lights and Shadows), Chiba City Museum of Art, 2001, p. 41, pl. 19



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site last updated
May 25, 2023

Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
ph: (212) 585-0474
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