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Osen of the Kagiya Giving a Scroll to Takashima Ohisa

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #81.2, and pl. 35; the other print of the pair (US list #81.1): Asano and Clark 1995, #109; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 85.3.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39 x 26 cm (15 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6374

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints