Happy Faces of Ohan and Chôemon (Ohan Chôemon no rakugan), from the series Eight Pledges at Lovers' Meetings (Ômi hakkei)

「逢身八契 お半長右衛門の楽顔」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #312.6; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 161.2.2; the series: Asano and Clark 1995, #s 294-6 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.3 x 26.2 cm (15 1/16 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6486

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

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection