Woman with a Shamisen

三味線を弾く女

Japanese
Edo period
1796 (Kansei 8), mid-year
Artist Utagawa Kunimasa (Japanese, 1773–1810), Publisher Uemura Yohei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), list #1.012

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 23 cm (14 3/8 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7028

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kunimasa ga
国政画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanak & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection