Floss-stretching, from the series Twelve Types of Women's Handicraft (Fujin tewaza jûniko)

「婦人手業拾二工」 綿くり

Japanese
Edo period
about 1800 (Kansei 12)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #232.11; and 7 (1979), p. 188, fig. 248; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 103.3.3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.2 x 26 cm (15 1/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6445

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
Collector's seals: Tadamasa, Wakai oyaji
改印:なし

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Y. Sumitomo; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection