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The Southeast (Tatsumi), from the series Three Amusements of Modern Beauties (Tôsei bijin sanyû)

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; 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 1800 (Kansei 12)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #672.1; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 225.2.1

Dimensions

Vertical nagaban; 52 x 23.4 cm (20 1/2 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6544

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints