Needlework

針仕事

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Uemura Yohei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #205 (complete triptych); Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #349.1; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 21.2.3; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #327

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 26 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6378

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete triptych.

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
Collector's seal: Wakai oyaji
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