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Women Overnight Guests, a Triptyich (Fujin tomari-kyaku no zu, sanmai-tsuzuki)

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Center sheet of incomplete triptych. MFA impressions: 06.1049 (center sheet only), 21.6328-30 (complete triptych)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #194; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #91.1-3, and pls. 142-4; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 16.1.1-3; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #227; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #7

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 25.7 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1049

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints