Insect Seller

虫売り

Japanese
Edo period
about 1797 (Kansei 9)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #264; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #101.6, and pl. 184; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 88.2.3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 25.2 cm (14 7/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6420

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Publisher identified by mark on fan.

Signed

Uta (on fan)

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Vignier collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection