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The Hour of the Horse (Uma no koku), from the series Sundial of Young Women (Musume hidokei)

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

March 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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, #191; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 5 (1980), #165; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #213.3.1, and pl. 7; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 148.1.2; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #54

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

21.6547

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints