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The Fancy-free Type (Uwaki no sô), from the series Ten Types in the Physiogonomic Study of Women (Fujin sôgaku juttai)

Japanese
about 1792–93 (Kansei 4–5)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, (?)–1806), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #57; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #18.6; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #40

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.7 x 23.4 cm (13 11/16 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6389

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Second state, with the series title only, lacking the title of the print.

Signed

Sômi Utamaro ga 相見歌麿画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

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