Young Couple Dressed as Komusô

虚無僧姿の男女

Japanese
Edo period
about 1797–98 (Kansei 9–10)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #101.3, and pl. 182; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 88.1.4

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.7 x 24.1 cm (14 13/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.6425

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

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection