Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆
Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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 1796–98 (Kansei 8–10)
Asano and Clark 1995, #273; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #94.1.1, and pl. 14; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 132.1.1
Vertical ôban; 35.7 x 24.4 cm (14 1/16 x 9 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper