Young Couple Dressed as Mendicant Monks

虚無僧姿の男女

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794 (Kansei 6)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Murataya Jirobei (Eiyûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #169; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #210; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 251.1.1; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #395

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 25 cm (14 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6569

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14233, 21.6569

Signed

Kitagawa Utamaro sha
喜多川歌麿写

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

March 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from S. Mori; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection