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Wedding Scene, a Triptych (Konrei no zu, sanmai tsuzuki)

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Triptych (right half of hexaptych): 18.288 (left), 18.289 (right), 18.290 (center) MFA impressions: 18.288-90, 21.7688-90 Center sheet only of left half of hexaptych: 11.14333

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on each sheet) 歌麿筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame (on each sheet) 改印: 極

Provenance

1918, gift of Captain John C. Phillips to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 16, 1918)

Credit Line

Gift of Captain John C. Phillips

Japanese, Edo period, about 1805 (Bunka 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #356.1-3; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 38.2.4, 39.2.1-2; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #346 (complete hexaptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

18.288-90

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints