Geisha Style (Geisha fû), from the series The Connoisseur of Present-day Customs (Tôsei fûzoku tsû)

「当世風俗通 芸者風」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1801 (Kansei 13/Kyôwa 1)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #469.4

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.1 x 26.2 cm (14 5/8 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.673

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

1949, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession date: September 15, 1949)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich