Complete Illustrations of Yoshiwara Parodies of Kabuki, a Set of Ten (Seirô kabuki yatsushi ezukushi, jûban tsuzuki)

「青楼歌舞伎やつし画尽 十番続」

Japanese
Edo period
1798 (Kansei 10), spring
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #291-2; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #104.1-3, and pls. 175-7; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 133.1.1-2, 133.1.4; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #528 (left sheet)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.5 x 75.5 cm (15 3/16 x 29 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6340-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.6340 (left), 21.6341 (center), 21.6342 (right)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on each sheet)
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection