Courtesans beneath a Wisteria Arbor

藤棚下の遊女たち

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795 (Kansei 7)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #195; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #38; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 11.2.1-3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 39.2 x 77 cm (15 7/16 x 30 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1129, 11.14383, 11.14388

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 06.1129 (center), 11.14383 (left), 11.14388 (right)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on each sheet)
歌麿筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection