MFA impressions: 11.14305, 21.6437 The publisher's seal reads "Sei han" and according to Asano and Clark is most likely a relative of Nishimuraya Yohachi or part of a related firm.
Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆
Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極
Formerly in Jacquin collection (#665); 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)
Asano and Clark 1995, #303; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #367.12.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 110.3.4
Vertical ôban; 37.6 x 24.7 cm (14 13/16 x 9 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper