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Morning Parting at the Temporary Lodgings of the Pleasure Quarter

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Triptych: 21.7700 (left), 21.7701 (center), 21.7702 (right)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on each sheet) 歌麿筆

Provenance

21.7700-1: Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 560); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum. 22.7702: 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, 1800 (Kansei 12)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #330; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #465.1-3; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 36.1.1-3; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #559

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

21.7700-2

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints