Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, about 1798–99 (Kansei 10–11)
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)
Vertical ôban; 39 x 26 cm (15 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper