Kobayashi Bunshichi

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  • Born: 1861
  • Died: 1923
  • Japanese: 小林 文七 (Kobayashi Bunshichi)

Kobayashi Bunshichi was a Tokyo-based art collector and dealer. His personal collection of 100,000 prints and paintings was lost in fires accompanying the Great Kantô Earthquake of 1923.


  • Julie Nelson Davis, “Picturing the Floating World: Ukiyo-e in Context,” Rare Book School presentation, 8 July 2020.