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Hanaôgi of the Gomeirô (Gomeirô Hanaôgi), from the series Comparing the Charms of Beauties (Bijin kiryô kurabe)

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; 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 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #176; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #531.4; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 61.1.4

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 24.5 cm (14 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6529

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints