Hanazuma of the Hyôgoya, kamuro Sakura and Nioi (Hyôgoya uchi Hanazuma, Sakura, Nioi), from the series Array of Supreme Portraits of the Present Day (Tôji zensei nigao-zoroe)

「当時全盛似顔揃 兵庫屋内花妻 禿 さくら にほひ」

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #143; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #229.5.1, and pl. 45; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 144.2.1; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #91

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.5 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6403

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

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection