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Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆
Formerly in the collection of Charles Jacquin; January 23, 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at January 17-22, 1921 sale of Mr. Charles Jacquin's collection at the Walpole Galleries, New York, lot #682?; 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 1797–98 (Kansei 9–10)
- Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I, Japanese, (?)–1806
Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #533.3.1; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #209
Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.2 cm (14 15/16 x 9 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper