Parrot Komachi (Ômu Komachi), from the series Modern Girls as the Seven Komachi (Imayô musume Nana Komachi)

「今やう娘七小町 あふむ小まち」

Japanese
Edo period
1810s (late Bunka era)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825)


Catalogue Raisonné

Another print in the series (Sotoba): Kokubungaku kenkyû shiryôkan, ed., Zusetsu mitate to yatsushi (2008), p. 41, cat. no. 34

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.2 x 25.6 cm (14 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6987

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.13678, 20.125, 21.6987

Unidentified publisher’s mark.

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection