Good Luck Comes to Those Who Wait Quietly (Kahô wa nete mate), from the series Precious Children as the Basis for Proverbs (Kodakara tatoe no fushi)

「子宝譬の節 かほうは寝てまて」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1803 (Kyôwa 3)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Iwatoya Kisaburô (Eirindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #199.4; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 169.1.4; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #275

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39 x 25.8 cm (15 3/8 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6621

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

June 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection