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The Geisha Kamekichi of Sodegaura

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Inscription

「乙姫もおよはし袖が浦島の ゆかた涼しき磯の亀吉 五律から歌」

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #186; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #41.1, and pl. 11; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 47.2.1; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #173

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.2 x 24.8 cm (15 1/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6409

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints