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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: 21.7694 (left), 21.7695 (center), 21.7696 (right)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on each sheet) 歌麿筆

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin (lot 229); 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)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #291-292; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #104.1-3; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 133.1.1-2, 133.1.4; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #528 (left sheet)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.9 x 76.2 cm (15 5/16 x 30 in.)

Accession Number

21.7694-6

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints