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A Modern Version of the Concert of Ushiwakamaru and Jôruri-hime

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Triptych: 21.7715 (left), 21.7716 (center), 21.7717 (right)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on each sheet) 歌麿筆

Marks

No censor's seal

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 44); 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 1798–99 (Kansei 10–11)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #572.1-3, and pls. 69-71; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 41.3.1-3; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #342 (incomplete); Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #342 (incomplete)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.5 x 76 cm (15 3/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7715-7

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints