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Rain of the Geisha (Geisha no ame), from the series Eight Views of the Floating World (Ukiyo hakkei)

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1802 (Kyôwa 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #680.1; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 232.1.1

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 61.2 x 11.5 cm (24 1/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

06.1279

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints