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Brother and Sister Enjoying the Evening Cool (Kyôdai no yû suzumi), from the series Three Evening Pleasures of the Floating World (Ukiyo san seki)

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

1954, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach in memory of Charles Hovey Pepper

Japanese, Edo period, about 1800 (Kansei 12)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #340 (this impression); Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #671.2, and pl. 200; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 225.1.2

Dimensions

Vertical nagaban; 50.8 x 23.3 cm (20 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1521

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

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