Women and Boy Watching Mandarin Ducks

鴛鴦を見る二美人

Japanese
Edo period
1800 (Kansei 12), 8th month
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical aiban; 34 x 23.4 cm (13 3/8 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.52

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Monkey 8

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24