A Modern Version of the Concert of Ushiwakamaru and Jôruri-hime

見立て浄瑠璃姫

Japanese
Edo period
about 1798–99 (Kansei 10–11)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #572.1-3, and pls. 69-71; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 41.3.1-3; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #342 (incomplete); Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #342 (incomplete)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.5 x 76 cm (15 3/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7715-7

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7715 (left), 21.7716 (center), 21.7717 (right)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on each sheet)
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 (lot 44); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection