Gion Bean Curd, from the series Twelve Types of Women's Handicraft (Fujin tewaza jûni-kô)

「婦人手業拾二工」 祇園豆腐

Japanese
Edo period
about 1798–99 (Kansei 10–11)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #311; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #232.9; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 103.3.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 25 cm (14 9/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6344

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

March 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from H. Appleton collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection