A Female Ghost, from an untitled series of supernatural beings

化物絵 妖女

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #667.3, and fig. 3; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 221.1.3; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #362

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32 x 14.1 cm (12 5/8 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6349

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro ga
歌麿画

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

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