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Wakaume of the Tamaya in Edo-machi itchôme, kamuro Mumeno and Iroka (Edo-machi itchôme, Tamaya uchi Wakaume Mumeno Iroka)

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Possibly designed as a triptych: 21.6395 (left), 21.6394 (center), 21.6396 (right). MFA impressions: 11.14300, 21.6394

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame Collector's seal: Wakai oyaji 改印: 極

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Vignier collection; 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 1793–94 (Kansei 5–6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #127; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #27.2, pl. 121; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 50.1.2; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #33

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.8 x 23.9 cm (14 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6394

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints