Mistress Style (Mekake fû), from the series The Connoisseur of Present-day Customs (Tôsei fûzoku tsû)

「当世風俗通 妾風」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1801 (Kansei 13/Kyôwa 1)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #469.2, and pl. 193; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 98.3.2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 24.9 cm (14 7/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.296

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

1918, gift of Captain John C. Phillips to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 16, 1918)

Credit Line

Gift of Captain John C. Phillips