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The Fifth Month (Gogatsu), from an untitled series of Customs of the Twelve Months, with comic poems (kyôka)

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Signed

Utamaro ga 歌麿画

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles E. Milmine

Japanese, Edo period, about 1790–91 (Kansei 2–3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #251.5; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 245.2.1

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.1 x 18.7 cm (9 7/8 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2393

Medium or Technique

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

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