Takigawa of the Ôgiya representing Sotoba Komachi, from the series Beauties as the Seven Komachi (Bijin Nana Komachi)

「美人七小町 扇屋滝川」 卒塔婆小町

Japanese
Edo period
about 1793–97 (mid Kansei era)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #100; the series: Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musee Guimet II (1990), pl. 97 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.5 x 26.2 cm (15 9/16 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6938

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

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