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Kasugano of the Tamaya, kamuro Uraba and Hatsuse, from the series Snow, Moon, and Flowers in the Pleasure Quarters (Seirô setsugekka)

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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 W. L. Keane collection (#242); 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 1793 (Kansei 5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #208.1, and pl. 52; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 149.1.1; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #46

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.3 x 24.5 cm (14 11/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6376

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints