Miyahito of the Ôgiya, kamuro Tsubaki and Shirabe (Ôgiya uchi Miyahito, Tsubaki, Shirabe)

「扇屋内 蓬莢仙(みやひと)つばき しらべ」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1793–94 (Kansei 5–6)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #128; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #27.1.1, and pl. 37; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #173; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #34

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.1 x 25.5 cm (15 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6396

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Possibly designed as a triptych: 21.6395 (left), 21.6394 (center), 21.6396 (right).

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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