Hanaôgi of the Ôgiya, from the series Selections from Six Houses of the Yoshiwara (Seirô rokkasen)

「青楼六家撰 扇屋 花扇」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #314.4; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 58.1.4

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.2 x 25.2 cm (14 5/8 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6581

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.6581, 54.266

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

March 1918, 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