The Chicago impression illustrated in Asano and Clark has the kiwame seal and the mark of publisher Murataya Jirobei in the lower left corner, below the signature; they have been torn off of the MFA impression.
Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆
September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; 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 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)
- Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I, Japanese, (?)–1806
Asano and Clark 1995, #192; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 5 (1980), #167; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #213.5; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 148.2.1; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #56
Vertical ôban; 35.7 x 23.5 cm (14 1/16 x 9 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper