Folding Fan Seller, Round Fan Seller, Barley Pounder (Ôgi-uri, dansen-uri, mugi-tsuki), from the series Female Geisha Section of the Yoshiwara Niwaka Festival (Seirô Niwaka onna geisha no bu)

「青楼仁和嘉女芸者之部 扇売 団扇売 麦つき」

Japanese
Edo period
1793 (Kansei 5)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #72; Asano and Clark 1995, #095; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #80.3; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 85.1.3; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #94

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 40.4 x 27.3 cm (15 7/8 x 10 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.261

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro ga
歌麿画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter