Ôi of the Ebiya, from the series Selections from Six Houses of the Yoshiwara (Seirô rokkasen)

「青楼六家選 えひ屋 大井」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1803 (Kyôwa 3)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Ômiya Gonkurô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #314.6

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.2 x 26.7 cm (15 1/16 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

18.306

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14366, 18.306

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Captain John C. Phillips