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Naniwaya Okita and a Temple Guardian Statue in a Tug of War with a Pillow (Naniwaya Okita)

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

March 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from S. Mori; 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, #114; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #86.6, and pl. 137; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 5 (1980), #269; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 235.3.2; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #370

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.6 x 36.6 cm (9 11/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6568

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints