Sugawara of the Tsuruya, from the series Five Colors of Ink in the Pleasure Quarters (Seirô goshikizumi)

「青楼五色墨 鶴屋内 菅原」

Japanese
Edo period
1805 (Bunka 2), 12th month
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.8 x 24 cm (14 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.50

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Unidentified publisher’s mark, Genshoku #972.

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

Censor's seals: kiwame, Ox 12
改印:極

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24