Hiratsuka, from the series Fifty-three Stations in the Life of a Beauty (Bijin ichidai gojûsan tsugi)

「美人一代五十三次 平塚」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #181.4.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 117.2.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.5 x 25.7 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6501

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
No publisher's mark
改印:なし
版元:なし

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#204); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection