The Face of Oshun, Wife of Denbei (Denbei nyôbô Oshun ga sô)

「伝兵衛女房おしゅんが相」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1800 (Kansei 12)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #178.1, and pl. 78; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 78.1.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 25 cm (14 9/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6613

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

November 1919, acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection