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Diptych: 21.7407 (left), 21.7408 (right) MFA impressions: 11.14207 (right sheet only), 21.7407-8, 34.269a-b

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on each sheet) 歌麿筆

Marks

Collector's seal: Tadamasa (on each sheet)

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #206; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #347.1-2, and pls. 5-6; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 5 (1980), #183; 171; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 21.1.1-2; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #341

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 38 x 51.3 cm (14 15/16 x 20 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7407-8

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints