No. 12, The End, from the series Women Engaged in the Sericulture Industry (Joshoku kaiko tewaza-gusa)
「女織蚕手業草 十二 終」
Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #105.12; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 138.3.4; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #458; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #160; the series: Asano and Clark 1995, #s 325-6 (this design not shown)
Vertical ôban; 38.4 x 25.8 cm (15 1/8 x 10 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
MFA impressions: 19.158, 21.7332, 34.252
Optionally, the series can be assembled into a continuous 12-sheet image.
No censor's seal
June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection