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Child's Nightmare of Ghosts

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Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Vignier collection; 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 1800–01 (Kansei 12–Kyôwa 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #363; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #308.2, and pl. 191; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 196.3.2; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #252 Kumon Kodomo Kenkyûjo, Ukiyo-e no kodomotachi/Children Depicted in Ukiyoe (1995), #2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 24 cm (14 9/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6428

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints