The Third Month: The Doll Festival, Gathering Shellfish at Low Tide (Yayoi, Hinamatsuri, shiohi), from an untitled series of Day and Night Scenes of the Twelve Months
昼夜十二ヶ月 「やよひ 雛まつり 汐干」
about 1772–75 (early An'ei era)
Artist Utagawa Toyoharu (Japanese, 1735–1814)
Ôta Memorial Museum of Art, Utagawa Toyoharu to sono jidai (1994), #42 (color photo p. 12); Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 2, British Museum II (1987), pl. 64; Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #220
Vertical chûban; 25.8 x 19.7 cm (10 3/16 x 7 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
MFA impressions: 11.20133, 21.6907
From a series jointly designed by Kitao Shigemasa (#s 1, 5, 9, 11), Katsukawa Shunshô (#s 2, 4, 7, 12), and Utagawa Toyoharu (#s 3, 6, 8, 10).
Utagawa Toyoharu ga
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection