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Left sheet of incomplete triptych.

Signed

Utamaro ga 歌麿画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1788–90 (Tenmei 8–Kansei 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #049 (complete triptych); Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #79.3; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 14.1.1; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #315

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.2 x 26.3 cm (15 7/16 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6541

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints