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Umegawa and Chûbei, from the series Collection of Jôruri Recitations in the Tokiwazu and Tomimoto Styles (Tokiwazu Tomimoto jôruri zukushi)

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MFA impressions: 06.1490, 11.21262, 21.6550

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

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 1802 (Kyôwa 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #767; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #679.1, and pl. 222; Ukiyo-e taikei 5 (1975), #258; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 231.1.2; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #238; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #313

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 60.3 x 10.4 cm (23 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6550

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints