Picking Persimmons

柿もぎ

Japanese
Edo period
about 1803–04 (Kyôwa 3–Bunka 1)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #437; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #242; Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), pls. 189-91; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 31.1.1-3; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #560; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #326

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.4 x 74.2 cm (14 3/4 x 29 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6322-4

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.6322 (left), 21.6323 (center), 21.6324 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.14515-7, 21.6322-4

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on each sheet)
歌麿筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

February, 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection