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Suited to Tie-dyed Fabrics Stocked by Matsuzakaya (Matsuzakaya shi-ire no shibori muki), from the series Summer Outfits: Beauties of Today (Natsu ishô tôsei bijin)

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MFA impressions: 11.14278, 21.6514

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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 1804–06 (Bunka 1–3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #283.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 152.1.2; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #196; the series: Asano and Clark 1995, #s 441-6 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 25.9 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6514

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints