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Picture of the Upper Class (Jôbon no zu), from the series Three Ranks of Young Women According to their Fashions (Fûzoku sandan musume)

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Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Vignier 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 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #197; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #230.1; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 146.1.1; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #320

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.5 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6377

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints