Visiting Komachi (Kayoi Komachi), from the series Little Seedlings: Seven Komachi (Futaba-gusa nana Komachi)

「二葉草七小町 かよひ小町」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1803 (Kyôwa 3)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #428 (this print described but not illustrated); Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #115.3; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 141.1.3; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #747; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #278

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.8 x 27.2 cm (15 11/16 x 10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.262

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14204, 34.262

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter