Visiting Komachi (Kayoi Komachi), from the series Portraits of the Seven Komachi in Fashionable Disguise (Fûryû nana Komachi yatsushi sugata-e)

「風流七小町略姿絵 かよひ小まち」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1793–97 (mid Kansei era)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #1; the series: Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musee Guimet II (1990), pl. 98 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.3 x 25.2 cm (14 11/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6942

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection