Rain of the Geisha (Geisha no ame), from the series Eight Views of the Floating World (Ukiyo hakkei)

「浮世八景 芸者の雨」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1802 (Kyôwa 2)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #680.1; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 232.1.1

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 61.2 x 11.5 cm (24 1/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

06.1279

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

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection