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The Fifth Month, from an untitled pentaptych of the Five Festivals (Gosekku)

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Center sheet of incomplete pentaptych. MFA impressions: 06.1767 (CR only), 11.14195VR (11.14195, 11.14198, 11.14332, 11.14337, 11.14341; complete), 18.291-5 (complete), 34.264 (CR only)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Marks

No censor's seal

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1803 (Kyôwa 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Kumon Kodomo Kenkyûjo, Ukiyo-e no kodomotachi/Children Depicted in Ukiyoe (1995), #4; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 29.1.3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

06.1767

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints