Calligraphy Teacher, from the series Twelve Types of Women's Handicraft (Fujin tewaza jûniko)

「婦人手業拾二工」 寺子屋

Japanese
Edo period
about 1798–99 (Kansei 10–11)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #232.7; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 103.2.3; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #485; series: Asano and Clark 1995, #s 311-315 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39 x 26 cm (15 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6482

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

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection