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Complete Illustrations of Yoshiwara Parodies of Kabuki, a Set of Ten (Seirô kabuki yatsushi ezukushi, jûban tsuzuki)

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Triptych: 21.6340 (left), 21.6341 (center), 21.6342 (right)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on each sheet) 歌麿筆

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa 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, 1798 (Kansei 10), spring

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #291-2; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #104.1-3, and pls. 175-7; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 133.1.1-2, 133.1.4; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #528 (left sheet)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.5 x 75.5 cm (15 3/16 x 29 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6340-2

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints