User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

No. 12, The End, from the series Women Engaged in the Sericulture Industry (Joshoku kaiko tewaza-gusa)

Start collecting

MFA impressions: 19.158, 21.7332, 34.252

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter

Japanese, Edo period, about 1798–1800 (Kansei 10–12)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #105.12; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 138.3.4; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #160; the series: Asano and Clark 1995, #s 325-6 (this design not shown)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.5 x 25.7 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.252

Medium or Technique

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

Not on View
Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints