Yûgiri of the Ôgiya and Fujiya Izaemon (Ôgiya Yûgiri, Fujiya Izaemon), from the series True Feelings Compared: The Founts of Love (Jitsu kurabe iro no minakami)

「実競色乃美名家見 扇屋夕霧 ふじや伊左衛門」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1798–99 (Kansei 10–11)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #301; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #367.9; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 110.3.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.2 x 25 cm (15 7/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6618

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The publisher’s seal reads “Sei han” and according to Asano and Clark is most likely a relative of Nishimuraya Yohachi or part of a related firm.

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

June 1917, 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