Mother and Child with Two Puppies on a Summer Night

夏の宵

Japanese
Edo period
1806 (Bunka 3), 6th month
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #427.1; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 194.3.3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39 x 25 cm (15 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.15

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

Censor's seals: kiwame, Tiger 6
改印:極、寅六

Provenance

1947, gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich to the MFA. (Accession date: January 9, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich