Women Overnight Guests, a Triptyich (Fujin tomari-kyaku no zu, sanmai-tsuzuki)

「婦人泊まり客之図 三枚続」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #194; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #91.1-3, and pls. 142-4; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 16.1.1-3; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #227; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #7

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 25.7 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1049

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 06.1049 (center sheet only), 21.6328-30 (complete triptych)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection