The Geisha Kamekichi of Sodegaura

袖が浦の亀吉

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #186; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #41.1, and pl. 11; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 47.2.1; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #336; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #173

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.2 x 24.8 cm (15 1/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6409

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

「乙姫もおよはし袖が浦島の ゆかた涼しき磯の亀吉 五律から歌」

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection