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Calligraphy Teacher, from the series Twelve Types of Women's Handicraft (Fujin tewaza jûniko)

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

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 1798–99 (Kansei 10–11)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #232.7; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 103.2.3; series: Asano and Clark 1995, #s 311-315 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39 x 26 cm (15 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6482

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints