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Picture of the Middle Class (Chûbon no zu), from the series Three Ranks of Young Women According to Their Fashion (Fûzoku sandan musume)

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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 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #198; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #230.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 146.1.2; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #321

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 24.7 cm (14 3/8 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.266

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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