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Twilight Snow of the Widow (Goke no bosetsu), from the series Eight VIews of Floating World Customs (Fûzoku ukiyo hakkei)

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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 (#263); 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 1795 (Kansei 7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #61.1, and fig. 10; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 120.1.1; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #146

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 33.8 x 23 cm (13 5/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6369

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints