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The White Surcoat, from the series New Patterns of Brocade Woven in Utamaro Style (Nishiki-ori Utamaro-gata shin-moyô)

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MFA impressions: 11.14006, 21.6345

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

March 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from H. Appleton 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 1796–98 (Kansei 8–10)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #274; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #94.2.1; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 132.1.2; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #74

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.3 x 25.8 cm (15 1/2 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6345

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints