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Merriment in Hamanezu Village (Hamanezu sato no nigiwai), from the series The Niwaka Festival in the Yoshiwara (Seiro Niwaka)

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Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#201); 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 1799 (Kansei 11)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #448.4; the series: Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 253.1.2 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical aiban; 32.3 x 22.4 cm (12 11/16 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6366

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints