Twilight Snow of the Widow (Goke no bosetsu), from the series Eight VIews of Floating World Customs (Fûzoku ukiyo hakkei)

「風俗浮世八景 後家の暮雪」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795 (Kansei 7)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #61.1, and fig. 10; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 120.1.1; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #146

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 33.8 x 23 cm (13 5/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6369

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

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#263); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection