Hitomoto of the Daimonjiya, from the series Selections from Six Houses of the Yoshiwara (Seirô rokkasen)

「青楼六家選 大文字屋 一茂登」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1801 (Kansei 13/Kyôwa 1)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Ômiya Gonkurô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #314.1; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 58.1.1; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #690

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 26 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6495

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