Lady Descending from a Court Carriage

御所車上臈之図

Japanese
Edo period
about 1801–04 (Kyôwa 1–4)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #257; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), p. 157, pls. 183-5; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 30.1.1-3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 39.3 x 77.5 cm (15 1/2 x 30 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.6319-21

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.6319 (left), 21.6320 (center), 21.6321 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.14400 (right sheet only), 21.6319-21 (complete triptych)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on each sheet)
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