Courtesan representing Ebisu, from the series Seven Lucky Beauties in the Modern Style (Tôfû shichifuku bijin)

「当風七福美人」 見立恵比須

Japanese
Edo period
about 1797–98 (Kansei 9–10)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Matsumura Tatsuemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #492.1; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 187.3.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.9 x 25.9 cm (15 5/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6491

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

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection