The Fifth Month (Gogatsu), from an untitled series of Customs of the Twelve Months, with comic poems (kyôka)

狂歌入り風俗十二ヶ月 「五月」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1790–91 (Kansei 2–3)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba City Mus., Ukiyo-e ni egakareta kodomotachi (2014), #62; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #251.5; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 245.2.1

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.1 x 18.7 cm (9 7/8 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2393

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro ga
歌麿画

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles E. Milmine