Shaving the Baby's Head

毛剃り

Japanese
Edo period
about 1801 (Kansei 13/Kyôwa 1)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Ômiya Gonkurô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #367; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #313.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 196.1.2; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #250

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.2 x 25.8 cm (15 7/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6430

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

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection