Umegawa and Chûbei, from the series Manipulations of Love With Musical Accompaniment (Ongyoku koi no ayatsuri)

「音曲恋の操 梅川 忠兵衛」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1801–02 (Kyôwa 1–2)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #381; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #471.4, and pl. 207; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 99.1.4

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.6 x 26 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6500

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 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