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Lady Descending from a Court Carriage

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Triptych: 21.6319 (left), 21.6320 (center), 21.6321 (right) MFA impressions: 11.14400 (right sheet only), 21.6319-21 (complete triptych)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (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 1801–04 (Kyôwa 1–4)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #257; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), p. 157, pls. 183-5; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 30.1.1-3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 39.3 x 77.5 cm (15 1/2 x 30 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.6319-21

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints