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Salt Maidens, from the series Elegant Five-Needled Pine (Fûryû goyô no matsu)

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Unidentified publisher's mark.

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

September 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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 1797–98 (Kansei 9–10)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #277; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #533.5.1, and pl. 64; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 94.3.1; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #213

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.5 x 25.4 cm (15 3/16 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

21.6619

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints