Camellia (Tsubaki), from the series Flowers of Edo: Girl Ballad Singers (Edo no hana musume jôruri)

「江戸の花娘浄瑠璃」 椿

Japanese
Edo period
about 1803 (Kyôwa 3)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Yamaguchiya Chûemon (Chûsuke) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #419.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 159.1.2; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #692

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.9 cm (14 15/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.259

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: *11.14245 (deaccessioned in 2012), 34.259

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter