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The Merchant's Wife (Okami-san), from the series Variegations of Bloooms According to their Speech (Saki-wake kotoba no hana)

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

1918, gift of Captain John C. Phillips to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 16, 1918)

Credit Line

Gift of Captain John C. Phillips

Japanese, Edo period, 1802 (Kyôwa 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #405; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #501.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 75.1.2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.9 x 25.4 cm (14 1/2 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

18.312

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints