From the first version of the series, with the women's names in the form of rebuses.
Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, about 1795–96 (Kansei 7–8)
Asano and Clark 1995, #228 (different kimono pattern, eyebrows added); Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #295.5.2, and pl. 146; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #77
Vertical ôban; 38 x 24.7 cm (14 15/16 x 9 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper