Yamauba and Kintarô with a Kite Inscribed "Bear"

山姥と金太郎 凧

Japanese
Edo period
about 1800–03 (Kansei 12–Kyôwa 3)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsuruya Kinsuke (Sôkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #387; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musée Guimet II (1990), pl. 64; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #737; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 210.2.4

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.3 x 26.3 cm (15 1/2 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1241

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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