Geisha and Attendant on a Rainy Night

夜の雨に芸者と三味線箱を持つ女

Japanese
Edo period
about 1797 (Kansei 9)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #269; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #460.3; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 97.1.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 25.4 cm (14 7/16 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

21.6442

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
改印:なし

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#416); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection