Shaving the Nape of the Neck, from the series Elegant Five-Needled Pine (Fûryû goyô no matsu)

「風流五葉の松」 襟剃り

Japanese
Edo period
about 1797–98 (Kansei 9–10)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsuruya Kinsuke (Sôkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #533.2.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 94.1.2; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #210

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 25.4 cm (15 1/4 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

21.6531

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

January 1913, 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