Shaving the Eyebrows, from the series Ten Types in the Physiognomic Study of Women (Fujin sôgaku juttai)

「婦人柤学拾躰」 眉そり

Japanese
Edo period
1802–03 (Kyôwa 2–3)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #326.9; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 65.3.1; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #244

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.3 x 25.6 cm (15 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6509

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kansô Utamaro (Utamaro the Physiognomist)
観相歌麿

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