First Meeting (Shokai no zu), from the book Seirô ehon nenjû gyôji (Picturebook of Annual Events in the Yoshiwara)

青楼絵本年中行事 「初会之図」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #487.15 (bw photo in text vol.); Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in Western Collections, Beres Collection (1991), fig. 130

Dimensions

18 x 26.8 cm (7 1/16 x 10 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.94

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (key block); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Volume 2, double-page picture 3.
Book published by Kazusaya Chûsuke, with text by Jippensha Ikku.

Signed

(On title page of Vol. 1: Kitagawa Utamaro ga)

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund