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Five Beauties Playing Go (from right): Tachibanaya Otatsu, Naniwaya Okita, Tomimoto Toyohina, Takashima Ohisa, Hiranoyo Oseyo

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Signed

Utamaro ga 歌麿画

Marks

No censor's seal

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24

Japanese, Edo period, about 1793–94 (Kansei 5–6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #84 (full color print); Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #351; Ukiyo-e shûka 10 (1979), pl. 118 (full color print)

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 27.3 x 39.8 cm (10 3/4 x 15 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.270

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (key block); ink on paper

Not on View

OL2

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Asia

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