The Syllables Ra through Ku: Woman Drinking Tea and Companion with a Bowl of Rice, from an untitled Iroha series

色は揃 「らむうゐのおく」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1802 (Kyôwa 2)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #369.4; the series: Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 113 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.8 x 24.2 cm (14 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.6505

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; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection