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Kintarô Holding Mask before Yamauba's Face

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Unidentified publisher's mark, also on 1999.227.

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Bing collection; 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 1796 (Kansei 8)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #758, and pl. 186; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 211.1.2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 32.8 x 22.2 cm (12 15/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6572

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints