Seven Women Applying Make-up Using a Mirror (Sugatami shichinin keshô)

「姿見七人化粧」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1792–93 (Kansei 4–5)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #65; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #20.1.1; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 46.1.1; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #69; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #32

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.4 x 24.7 cm (14 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6398

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro ga
歌麿画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection