Picture of the Upper Class (Jôbon no zu), from the series Three Ranks of Young Women According to their Fashions (Fûzoku sandan musume)

「風俗三段娘 上品之図」

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, #197; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #230.1; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 146.1.1; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #320

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.5 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6377

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

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection