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Love that Meets Each Night (Yogoto ni au koi), from the series Anthology of Poems: The Love Section (Kasen koi no bu)

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1793–94 (Kansei 5–6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #135; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #29.3, and pl. 42; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 48.1.3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 25.8 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6413

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints