The Northern Country (Kitaguni), from the series Three Amusements of Modern Beauties (Tôsei bijin sanyû)

「当世美人三遊 北国」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1800 (Kansei 12)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Murataya Jirobei (Eiyûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #672.3

Dimensions

Vertical nagaban; 52.8 x 23.9 cm (20 13/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6542

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 111); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection