Wakatsuru, from the series Array of Supreme Beauties of the Present Day (Tôji zensei bijin-zoroe)

「当時全盛美人揃 若鶴」

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #146; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #229.8.2, and pl. 4; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #88

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.7 x 25 cm (14 13/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6402

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
Collector's seal: Wakai oyaji
改印:なし

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Vignier collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection