A Floating World Festival (Ukiyo sairei)

「浮世祭礼」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1806 (Bunka 3)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Or Kitagawa Utamaro II (Japanese, ?–1831?)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #635.1-8

Dimensions

Vertical yotsugiri (quarter ôban) octaptych; 19 x 104 cm (7 1/2 x 40 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7674-81

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Octaptych, numbered left to right: 21.7674, 21.7675, 21.7676, 21.7677, 21.7678, 21.7679, 21.7680, 21.7681

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on first sheet only)
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection