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On Top of and beneath Ryôgoku Bridge

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Triptych (lower half of two-tier hexaptych): 21.7404 (left), 21.7405 (center), 21.7406 (right) MFA impressions: 11.14484-6, 21.7404-6 Two sheets of the upper half: 21.7437-8

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on each sheet) 歌麿筆

Provenance

July 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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 1795–96 (Kansei 7–8)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #254; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #299.4-6 (complete bottom tier); Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 19.2.1-3; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #319

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.3 x 76 cm (14 5/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7404-6

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints