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Yosooi of the Matsubaya, from the series Selections from Six Houses of the Yoshiwara (Seirô rokkasen)

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MFA impressions: 11.20202, 21.6494

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#365); 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 1801–02 (Kyôwa 1–2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #376; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #314.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 58.1.2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.5 x 25 cm (14 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6494

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints