Woman Warming Her Hands inside Her Kimono, from the series Eight Views of Tea-stalls in Famous Places (Meisho koshikake hakkei), second edition

名所腰掛八景 懐手

Japanese
Edo period
about 1796–97 (Kansei 8–9)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Ezakiya Kichibei (Tenjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #391.6.2; Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), pl. 95 (this edition); the series: Asano and Clark 1995, #s 239-43 (this design mentioned but not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.4 x 25 cm (14 5/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6458

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The first edition, published by Iseya Rihei, has the series title and a poem.

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
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