Brother and Sister Enjoying the Evening Cool (Kyôdai no yû suzumi), from the series Three Evening Pleasures of the Floating World (Ukiyo san seki)

「浮世三勢喜 兄弟ノ夕涼」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1800 (Kansei 12)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Murataya Jirobei (Eiyûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #340 (this impression); Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #671.2, and pl. 200; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 225.1.2

Dimensions

Vertical nagaban; 50.8 x 23.3 cm (20 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1521

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

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1954, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach in memory of Charles Hovey Pepper