Female Peddler (Onna akindo), from the book Comparisons of the Customs of Women (Onna fûzoku shinasadame)

「女風俗品さだめ 女賣人」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

http://togetter.com/li/905917; Collier-Suzuki, Complete Prints of Utamaro (2009), #115.16

Dimensions

Vertical yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 18 x 11.4 cm (7 1/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.21

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Joint image: 50.21 (top), 11.21692 (bottom).

Inscription

歌麿画 女風俗品さだめ 女賣人
上方にてハ古来より女賣人(おんなあきんど)多くあれども江戸ハ近世もつぱら流行することなり。

Signed

Utamaro ga
歌麿画

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich