Double Pillow

二つ枕

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #193 (complete triptych); Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #568.1; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 206.1.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 25.6 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6616

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete triptych (see 21.6526 for center sheet)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Charles Jacquin; January 20, 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at January 17-22, 1921 sale of Mr. Charles Jacquin's collection at the Walpole Galleries, New York, lot #110; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection