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Sekishô, from the series Eight Modern Women with Children (Tôsei komochi hakkei)

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A pun on the theme of "Sunset Glow" (sekishô).

Signed

Utamaro hitsu

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24

Japanese, Edo period, about 1803 (Kyôwa 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #188.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 167.1.2

Dimensions

Vertical aiban; 34.5 x 21.9 cm (13 9/16 x 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.281

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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