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Yaoya Oshichi and Koshô Kichisaburô

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MFA impressions: 06.995, 21.6551

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 1800 (Kansei 12)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #344; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #791; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #678.3, and pl. 217; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 231.1.5

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 63.3 x 14.7 cm (24 15/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6551

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints