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Kintarô Combing the Hair of Yamauba

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Mary Cassatt. Until 1999, by descent within the artist’s family; 1999, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession date: June 23, 1999)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Japanese, Edo period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #753; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 211.1.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

1999.227

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints