Kamiya Jihei and Kinokuniya Koharu, from the series True Feelings Compared: The Founts of Love (Jitsu kurabe iro no minakami)
「実競色乃美名家見 紙屋次兵衛 紀ノ伊国屋小春」
Asano and Clark 1995, #298; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #367.1; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 110.1.1; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #360; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #207
Vertical ôban; 38.4 x 24.8 cm (15 1/8 x 9 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
The publisher’s seal reads “Sei han” and according to Asano and Clark is most likely a relative of Nishimuraya Yohachi or part of a related firm.
Censor's seal: kiwame
February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection