Kitchen Scene

台所

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Uemura Yohei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #206; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #347.1-2; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 5 (1980), #183; 171; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 21.1.1-2; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #232; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #341

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 39.5 x 52.1 cm (15 9/16 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

34.269a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14207 (right sheet only; different state, without wooden bucket), 21.7407-8, 34.269a-b

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on each sheet)
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter