Santô Kyôden at a Daimyo's Mansion

大名屋敷の遊興に招かれた京伝

Japanese
Edo period
about 1788–90 (Tenmei 8–Kansei 2)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Fushimiya Zenroku (Japanese), Publisher Kôzuya Isuke (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #47; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #515.1.1-3, and pls. 90-2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 23.2.1-3; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #316

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.4 x 76 cm (15 1/8 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7671-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7671 (left), 21.7672 (center), 21.7673 (right)

The marks of the two co-publishers appear on the right and center sheets only.

MFA impressions: 11.14533-5, 11.14536-8, 21.7671-3

Signed

Utamaro ga (on each sheet)
歌麿画

Provenance

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