Naniwaya Okita (second edition, without rebus title)

高名美人判じ絵集 おきた

Japanese
Edo period
about 1797 (Kansei 9)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #491.2.2; and 14 (1981), pl. 173 (first edition, with rebus and publisher's mark); Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 195.2.2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 24 cm (14 3/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6365

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.22121, 21.6365 (both second edition)
First edition published by Matsumura.

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#377); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection