Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆
Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, about 1798–99 (Kansei 10–11)
Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #312.6; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 161.2.2; the series: Asano and Clark 1995, #s 294-6 (this design not illustrated)
Vertical ôban; 38.3 x 26.2 cm (15 1/16 x 10 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper