Love that Meets Each Night (Yogoto ni au koi), from the series Anthology of Poems: The Love Section (Kasen koi no bu)

「歌撰恋之部 夜毎ニ逢恋」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1793–94 (Kansei 5–6)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #135; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #29.3, and pl. 42; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 48.1.3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 25.8 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6413

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

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