Yamauba and Kintarô Winding String for Kite

山姥と金太郎 凧糸

Japanese
Edo period
about 1801–04 (Kyôwa 1–4)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)


Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 9, Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels (1989), pl. 164; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #722.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 209.1.4; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #285

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 26 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

56.77

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The impression illustrated in Shibui and Ukiyo-e taisei has the mark of publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô.

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
No publisher's mark
改印:なし
版元:なし

Provenance

1956, purchased from H. Yatsuhashi, Inc. (Accession date: February 9, 1956)

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund