Travellers on the Road at Miho no Matsubara

三保の松原道中

Japanese
Edo period
about 1787–88 (Tenmei 7–8)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #38; Jenkins et al, The Floating World Revisited (1993), #IV-12; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #7.1-2, and pls. 24-5; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 4.1.1-2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 38 x 51 cm (14 15/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7435-6

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.7435 (left), 21.7436 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.14396 (left sheet only), 21.7435-6 (complete diptych)

Signed

Utamaro ga (on each sheet)
歌麿画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection