MFA impressions: 11.22121, 21.6365 (both second edition) First edition published by Matsumura.
Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆
Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#377); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, about 1797 (Kansei 9)
- Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I, Japanese, (?)–1806
Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #491.2.2; and 14 (1981), pl. 173 (first edition, with rebus and publisher's mark); Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 195.2.2
Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 24 cm (14 3/8 x 9 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper