Chinese Beauties at a Banquet
Asano and Clark 1995, #042; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #14.1.2, 14.2-3; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 8.2.1-2; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #53
Vertical ôban triptych; 38.1 x 75.2 cm (15 x 29 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Triptych: 21.7718 (left), 21.7719 (center), 21.7720 (right)
In first state, the scroll held by the beauty in the right sheet showed an erotic picture; in this, the second state, it has been romoved.
MFA impressions: 11.14512-4, 21.7718-20
Utamaro ga (in seal script, on each sheet)
February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection