MFA impressions: 21.6144, RES.54.48 Ukiyo-e shûka identifies the publisher of the series as Moriya Jihei, but there is no publisher's mark on this impression.
December 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Y. Sumitomo; 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 1801 (Kyôwa 1)
- Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I, Japanese, (?)–1806
Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #480.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 246.1.2
Vertical aiban; 30.5 x 22.2 cm (12 x 8 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper