Triptych: 21.7703 (left), 21.7704 (center), 21.7705 (right) MFA impressions: 11.14405 (left sheet only), 11.23006-8, 21.7703-5 The MFA impressions have no publisher's mark, but the Chicago impression has an unidentified publisher's mark.
Utamaro hitsu (on each sheet) 歌麿筆
Censor's seal: kiwame (on each sheet) 改印: 極
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 1805 (Bunka 2), 12th month
- Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I, Japanese, (?)–1806
Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #549.1-3; Ukiyo-e shûka 6 (AIC 3, 1978), pls. 119-21
Vertical ôban triptych
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper