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Floss-stretching, from the series Twelve Types of Women's Handicraft (Fujin tewaza jûniko)

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Marks

Collector's seals: Tadamasa, Wakai oyaji

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Y. Sumitomo; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1800 (Kansei 12)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #232.11; and 7 (1979), p. 188, fig. 248; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 103.3.3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.2 x 26 cm (15 1/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6445

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints