Picture of the Lower Class (Gebon no zu), from the series Three Ranks of Young Women According to Their Fashion (Fûzoku sandan musume)

「風俗三段娘 下品之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #199; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #230.3; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 146.1.3; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #322; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #127

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.4 x 24.6 cm (14 5/16 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.265

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

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter