Woman Seated by a Hibachi, from the series Five Shades of Ink, Newly Made (Shinsei goshiki-zumi)

「新製五色墨」 火鉢

Japanese
Edo period
about 1799 (Kansei 11)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsuruya Kinsuke (Sôkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #149.2, and pl. 80; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 142.1.2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39 x 26 cm (15 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6496

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

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