The Large Peepshow (Ô-karakuri), from the series Fashionable Comparisons of Precious Children (Fûryû kodakara awase)

「風流子寶合 大からくり」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1802 (Kyôwa 2)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba City Mus., Ukiyo-e ni egakareta kodomotachi (2014), #10; Asano and Clark 1995, #417; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #259.4, and pl. 206; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 151.3.1 (different title cartouche)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.3 x 25.2 cm (14 11/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.23

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

January 8, 1953 gift to the Museum by W.G. Russell Allen

Credit Line

Gift of W. G. Russell Allen