Young Boy Dancing before Women

若衆の舞

Japanese
Edo period
about 1801 (Kansei 13/Kyôwa 1)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #113.1-3; Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), pls. 98-100; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 17.3.1-3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.8 x 76.6 cm (15 1/4 x 30 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7691-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7691 (left), 21.7692 (center), 21.7693 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.14334 (right sheet only), 21.7691-3 (complete triptych)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu (on each sheet)
歌麿筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 163); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection