The Habit of Criticizing Others (Ta o soshiru kuse), from the series Seven Bad Habits (Nakute nana kuse)

「なくて七癖 他を誹る癖」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1797 (Kansei 9)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #231.2.1, and pl. 146

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 25.3 cm (15 1/4 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6446

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

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