The Hour of the Horse (Uma no koku), from the series Sundial of Young Women (Musume hidokei)

「娘日時計 午ノ刻」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Murataya Jirobei (Eiyûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #191; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 5 (1980), #165; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #213.3.1, and pl. 7; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 148.1.2; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #54

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.2 x 26 cm (15 1/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6547

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

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

March 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection