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Fond of Talking (Hanashizuki), from the series Eight Views of Favorite Things in the Modern World (Tôsei kôbutsu hakkei)

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MFA impressions: 11.14303, 21.6499

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#581); 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 1803 (Kyôwa 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #262.5; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 107.2.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 26 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6499

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints