Yamauba Blackening Her Teeth as Kintarô Watches

山姥と金太郎 かねつけ

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–1805 (Kansei 7–Bunka 2)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #741; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 210.3.4; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #294

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.7 x 25.8 cm (15 5/8 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6363

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

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Vignier collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection