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Preparing Food for a Nightingale, from the album Men's Stamping Dance (Otoko dôka)

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MFA impressions: 11.39398, 21.6361 From an album of 16 leaves, a kyôka anthology with six illustrations by Tôrin, Utamaro, Shigemasa, Ekishi, Eishi, and Hokusai. The complete book: 2011.794

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Sotheby's; 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, 1798 (Kansei 10)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #481; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 3, British Museum III (1987), fig. 153

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.8 x 38.9 cm (10 3/16 x 15 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6361

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints