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Woman Playing with a Baby While Another Woman Cleans Combs

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MFA impressions: 18.305, 1999.230

Signed

Utamaro hitsu

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Mary Cassatt. Until 1999, by descent within the artist’s family; 1999, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession date: June 23, 1999)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Japanese, Edo period, about 1800 (Kansei 12)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #313.9; Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), pl. 145

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

1999.230

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints