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No. 6 from the series Women Engaged in the Sericulture Industry (Joshoku kaiko tewaza-gusa)

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MFA impressions: 19.152, 21.7326, 34.246

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; 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 1798–1800 (Kansei 10–12)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #326; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #105.6; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 138.2.2; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #154

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.4 x 25.8 cm (15 1/8 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7326

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints