Night Rain (Yoru no ame): Karakoto of the Chôjiya, kamuro Ageha and Yayoi, from the series Eight Views of Visits to the Flourishing Pleasure District (Kayoi kuruwa sakari hakkei)

「通廓盛八景 夜の雨 丁子屋内 唐琴 あけは やよひ」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1804 (Kyôwa 4/Bunka 1)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Ômiya Gonkurô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #315.6

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.9 x 25.8 cm (14 1/2 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.298

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

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

Credit Line

Gift of Captain John C. Phillips