Suited to Tie-dyed Fabrics Stocked by Matsuzakaya (Matsuzakaya shi-ire no shibori muki), from the series Summer Outfits: Beauties of Today (Natsu ishô tôsei bijin)

「夏衣裳当世美人 松坂屋仕入のしぼり向キ」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1804–06 (Bunka 1–3)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #283.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 152.1.2; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #196; the series: Asano and Clark 1995, #s 441-6 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 25.9 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6514

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14278, 21.6514

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