Women's Picnic beside a Stream

庭中遊楽美人図

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795 (Kansei 7)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #90.1-3, and pls. 133-5; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 16.2.1-3; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #341

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.4 x 74.4 cm (14 5/16 x 29 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7712-4

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7712 (left), 21.7713 (center), 21.7714 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.14448VR (11.14448, 11.14464; two right sheets only), 21.7712-4 (complete triptych)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on right sheet)
歌麿筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame (on right and left sheets)
改印:極

Provenance

March 1918, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection