Visiting Komachi (Kayoi Komachi), from the series Modern Girls as the Seven Komachi (Imayô musume Nana Komachi)

「今やう娘七小町 かよひ小町」

Japanese
Edo period
1810s (late Bunka era)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825)


Catalogue Raisonné

Another print in the series (Sotoba): Kokubungaku kenkyû shiryôkan, ed., Zusetsu mitate to yatsushi (2008), p. 41, cat. no. 34

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.8 x 25.9 cm (14 1/2 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6984

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.13628, *11.40040 (deaccessioned in 2012), 20.122, 21.6984

Unidentified publisher’s mark.

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection