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Love for a Farmer's Wife (Nôfu ni yosuru koi)

Japanese
about 1795–96 (Kansei 7–8)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, (?)–1806), Publisher Matsumura Tatsuemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #248; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #490.1; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 63.3.2; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #70

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.7 x 23.3 cm (14 1/16 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6417

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

紀柾也 恋のたねまきそめしより苗代の 水ももらさぬ中とこそなれ

Signed

Shômei Utamaro hitsu

Markings

Artist's seal: Honke (true line)

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection