Aburaya Osome and Kogai Hisamatsu (Aburaya Osome, Kogai Hisamatsu), from the series Models of Love Talk: Clouds Form over the Moon (Chiwa kagami tsuki no murakumo)

「千話鏡月の村雲 油屋お染 小かひ久松」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1798–1800 (Kansei 10–12)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Enshûya Matabei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #347; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #414.1, and pl. 190; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 101.1.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.3 cm (14 15/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6405

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 18.301, 21.6405

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#531); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection