Weaving on a Loom, from the series Women's Handicrafts: Models of Dexterity (Fujin tewaza ayatsuri kagami)

「婦人手業操鏡」 機織

Japanese
Edo period
about 1797–98 (Kansei 9–10)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Yamahide (Yama-Shû) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #281; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #502.1.1; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 170.1.1; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #219

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 24.7 cm (14 15/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6399

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

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection