The Habit of Looking Clever (Rihatsu no miyuru kuse), from the series Seven Bad Habits (Nakute nana kuse)

「なくて七癖 理髪の見ゆる癖」

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 #231.4, and pl. 67

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 24 cm (14 7/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6448

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

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#372); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection