Kintarô Holding Mask before Yamauba's Face

山姥に面をかぶせる金太郎

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–1805 (Kansei 7–Bunka 2)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Yamashiroya Tôemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #758, and pl. 186; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 211.1.2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 32.8 x 22.2 cm (12 15/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6572

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Unidentified publisher’s mark, also on 1999.227.

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Bing collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection