Akashi of the Tamaya, kamuro Sumaji and Sumano, from the series Famous Courtesans Behind the Scenes (Meikun gakuya sugata)

「名君楽屋姿 玉屋内 明石 すまち すまの」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro II (Japanese, ?–1831?), Publisher Maruya Jinpachi (Marujin, Enjudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.8 x 23.2 cm (14 1/8 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.672

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1949, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession date: September 15, 1949)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich