Suited to Woven Stripes Stocked by Araki (Araki shi-ire no ori-shima muki (A selection from Araki's stock of woven striped goods), from the series Summer Outfits: Beauties of Today (Natsu ishô tôsei bijin)

「夏衣裳当世美人 荒木仕入の織嶋向キ」

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 #283.3; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 152.1.3; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #708; the series: Asano and Clark 1995, #s 441-6 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.6 x 25.2 cm (14 13/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.674

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

1949, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession date: September 15, 1949)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich