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Street Scene at Ryôgoku Bridge

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Triptych: 21.6331 (left), 21.6332 (center), 21.6333 (right)

Signed

Utamaro ga (on each sheet) 歌麿画

Provenance

July 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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 1789–90 (Kansei 1–2)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #55.1-3, and pls. 102-4; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 3.1.1, 3.2.1-2; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #47 (left and center sheets), #71 (right sheet); Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #340 (two sheets only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 32.6 x 67.2 cm (12 13/16 x 26 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6331-3

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints