Tanabata, from the series Five Festivals in the Mirror of the Floating World (Go Sekku ukiyo kagami)

「五節句浮世鏡」 七夕

Japanese
Edo period
about 1805 (Bunka 2)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #250 (this design not listed)

Dimensions

Vertical aiban; 32.2 x 22.8 cm (12 11/16 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

54.279

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

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