Utanosuke of the Okadaya, from the series An Assortment of Beauties of the Highest Popularity in Temporary Quarters in Fukagawa (Fukagawa karitaku zensei soroe)

「深川借宅全盛揃 岡田屋内 歌之助」

Japanese
Edo period
1865 (Genji 2/Keiô 1), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshiharu (Japanese, 1828–1888), Publisher Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Matsushima Daijirô (Hori Dai) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 25.1 cm (14 7/16 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1347

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Chôkarô Yoshiharu
朝香楼芳春

Markings

Censor's seal: Ox 9 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Matsushima Daijirô
改印:丑九改
彫師:ホリ工松島大次郎

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock