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Young Couple Dressed as Mendicant Monks

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MFA impressions: 11.14233, 21.6569

Signed

Kitagawa Utamaro sha 喜多川歌麿写

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

March 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from S. Mori; 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 1794 (Kansei 6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #169; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #210; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 251.1.1; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #395

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 25 cm (14 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6569

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints