Display of Treasures at Mimeguri Shrine

三囲神社の御開帳 (向島の花見)

Japanese
Edo period
1799 (Kansei 11)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #329; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #364.1-3, and pls. 167-9

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.8 x 75.7 cm (15 1/4 x 29 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6337-9

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.6337 (left), 21.6338 (center), 21.6339 (right)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on each sheet)
歌麿筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 240); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection