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Shaving the Nape of the Neck, from the series Elegant Five-Needled Pine (Fûryû goyô no matsu)

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Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

January 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster; 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

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #533.2.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 94.1.2; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #210

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 25.4 cm (15 1/4 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

21.6531

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints