Ippitsusai Buncho (fl. ca. 1765-1792)
Oko of the Izumiya Teahouse
Full-length portrait of the waitress holding a teapot and lacquer tray, the door hanging bears the name of the Eirakuan tea house, the round lantern bears the abbreviated name Eiraku, the rectangular lantern advertises Meibutsu Gion tofu, the speciality of the house, Izumiya appears on the lantern's side, and the popular name of the house, Izumi, is on the planter, signed Ippitsusai Buncho ga, sealed Mori uji--good impression, faded, soiled, stained at bottom, hinge residue upper corners verso
hosoban: 32 x 14.8cm.