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Woman Warming Her Hands inside Her Kimono, from the series Eight Views of Tea-stalls in Famous Places (Meisho koshikake hakkei), second edition

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The first edition, published by Iseya Rihei, has the series title and a poem.

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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 1796–97 (Kansei 8–9)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #391.6.2; Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), pl. 95 (this edition); the series: Asano and Clark 1995, #s 239-43 (this design mentioned but not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.4 x 25 cm (14 5/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6458

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints