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Spinning, from the series Women's Handicrafts: Models of Dexterity (Fujin tewaza ayatsuri kagami)

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#587); 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, #281 (this design mentioned but not illustrated); Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #502.5; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 170.2.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.5 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6400

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints