From the second version of the series, with an altered title and the women's names in rebus form replaced by portraits of the Six Immortal Poets.
Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆
Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#355); 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 1796 (Kansei 8)
Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #295.1.2; first edition, with rebus: Asano and Clark (1995), #224
Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 25 cm (14 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper