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The Tango Festival, from the series Five Festivals of Mutual Desire (Aibore iro no Gosekku)

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Marks

No censor's seal

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 1800 (Kansei 12)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #233.3.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 105.1.3; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #659

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.6 x 25.1 cm (14 13/16 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.280

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

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