Abalone Divers

鮑取り

Japanese
Edo period
about 1788–90 (Tenmei 8–Kansei 2)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #049 (complete triptych); Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #79.3; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 14.1.1; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #315

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.2 x 26.3 cm (15 7/16 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6541

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete triptych.

Signed

Utamaro ga
歌麿画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection