Courtesan with a Child Playing Piggyback, from the series Chinese and Japanese Poems by Seven-year-old Girls of the Present Day (Kindai nanasai jo shika)

「近代七才女詩歌」 肩車

Japanese
Edo period
about 1804 (Kyôwa 4/Bunka 1)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #674.5; the series: Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 226.1.1-4 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical nagaban; 53.2 x 23 cm (20 15/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6346

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

1914 given by Frank Lloyd Wright to William S. and John T. Spaulding as an extra; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection