Naniwaya Okita and a Temple Guardian Statue in a Tug of War with a Pillow (Naniwaya Okita)

おきたと仁王の枕引き 「難波屋おきた」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1793–94 (Kansei 5–6)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #114; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #86.6, and pl. 137; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 5 (1980), #269; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 235.3.2; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #370

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.6 x 36.6 cm (9 11/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6568

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 seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

March 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from S. Mori; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection