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Middle Captain Yukihira and the Salt Maiden Matsukaze (Chûnagon Yukihira, Iso no Shiokumi Matsukaze), from the series True Feelings Compared: The Founts of Love (Jitsu kurabe iro no minakami)

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The publisher's seal reads "Sei han" and according to Asano and Clark is most likely a relative of Nishimuraya Yohachi or part of a related firm.


Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆


Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極


Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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 1798–99 (Kansei 10–11)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #299; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #367.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 110.1.2


Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 25.6 cm (14 7/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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