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)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #291-292; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #104.1-3; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 133.1.1-2, 133.1.4; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #528 (left sheet)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.9 x 76.2 cm (15 5/16 x 30 in.)

Accession Number

21.7694-6

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7694 (left), 21.7695 (center), 21.7696 (right)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on each sheet)
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin (lot 229); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection