Wakaume of the Tamaya in Edo-machi itchôme, kamuro Mumeno and Iroka (Edo-machi itchôme, Tamaya uchi Wakaume Mumeno Iroka)

「江戸町壱丁目 玉屋内 若梅 むめの いろか」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1793–94 (Kansei 5–6)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #127; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #27.2, pl. 121; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 50.1.2; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #33

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.8 x 23.9 cm (14 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6394

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Possibly designed as a triptych: 21.6395 (left), 21.6394 (center), 21.6396 (right).

MFA impressions: 11.14300, 21.6394

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Collector's seal: Wakai oyaji
改印:極

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