Love for a Street-walker (Tsuji-gimi ni yosuru koi)

「寄辻君恋」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–96 (Kansei 7–8)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Matsumura Tatsuemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #249; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #490.2, and pl. 13; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 63.2.2; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #225; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #69

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.2 x 25.7 cm (14 5/8 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6416

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14314, 21.6416

Inscription

蓑笠亭槌成
立ちあかす恋路のやミのくろぬのこ 顔のそかるる身こそつらけれ

Signed

Shômei Utamaro hitsu

Markings

No censor's seal
Artist's seal: Honke (true line)
改印:なし

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#463); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection