The MFA impression has no publisher's mark or title. The British Museum impression has the publisher's mark of Yorozuya Kichibei and the title "Bijin jûyô: Hokkoku no zashiki (Ten Beautiful Faces: Reception Room in the Yoshiwara)."
Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, about 1797 (Kansei 9)
- Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I, Japanese, (?)–1806
Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #525.5 (with publisher's mark and title text)
Vertical ôban; 35.9 x 23.6 cm (14 1/8 x 9 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper