Umegawa and Chûbei, from the series Collection of Jôruri Recitations in the Tokiwazu and Tomimoto Styles (Tokiwazu Tomimoto jôruri zukushi)

「常盤津富本浄瑠理尽 梅川 忠兵衛」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #767; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #679.1, and pl. 222; Ukiyo-e taikei 5 (1975), #258; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 231.1.2; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #238; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #313

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 60.3 x 10.4 cm (23 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6550

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1490, 11.21262, 21.6550

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection