Seven Drunken Shôjô, from a Triptych (Shichinin shôjô meitei no zu, sanpuku no uchi)

「七人猩々酩酊之図 三幅之内」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795 (Kansei 7)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), pl. 151; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #88.1-3; Ukiyo-e shûka 12 (1980), pls. 176-8

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.4 x 24.4 cm (14 5/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6364

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

RIght sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 11.14524-6 (complete triptych), 21.6364 (right sheet only)

Signed

Utamaro suichû hitsu
歌麿酔中筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection