Young Woman Carrying a Candle

蝋燭を持つ美人

Japanese
Edo period
about 1804–10 (early Bunka era)
Artist Utagawa Toyohiro (Japanese, 1773–1828)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban, upright diptych; 76 x 25.7 cm (29 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6243

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Toyohiro ga
豊広画

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection