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Woman Holding a Piece of Gauze Before Her Face

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MFA impressions: 11.14329, 21.6530

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Y. Sumitomo; 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 1795–96 (Kansei 7–8)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #237; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #400.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 71.1.3; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #102

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 25.7 cm (14 3/8 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6530

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints