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The Decorated Lantern of the Treasure Boat (Takarabune ômando no zu), from the series Female Geisha Section of the Niwaka Festival in the Yoshiwara (Seirô niwaka onna geisha)

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Possibly a unique impression.

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1797 (Kansei 9)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #95.1, and pl. 147

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.7 x 26.5 cm (15 5/8 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.619

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints