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Yamauba Blackening Her Teeth as Kintarô Watches

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Vignier collection; 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,

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #741; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 210.3.4; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #294

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.7 x 25.8 cm (15 5/8 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6363

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints