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Reception Room in the Yoshiwara (Hokkoku no zashiki), second (?) edition, from the series Ten Beautiful Faces (Bijin jûyô)

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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)."

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1797 (Kansei 9)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #525.5 (with publisher's mark and title text)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.9 x 23.6 cm (14 1/8 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6444

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints