Couple with a Standing Screen

衝立の男女

Japanese
Edo period
about 1797 (Kansei 9)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #267; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #460.1, and pl. 148; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 97.2.1; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #381; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #107

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.1 cm (14 15/16 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6610

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 18.308, 21.6610

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

February 1920, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the collection of Charles B. Eddy; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection