Woman Counting on Her Fingers, from the series Ten Types in the Physiognomic Study of Women (Fujin sôgaku juttai)

「婦人相学十躰」 指折り数える女

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, #59; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #18.8; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 49.3.2; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #110; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #38

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.2 x 25.2 cm (14 5/8 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6387

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Sômi Utamaro ga (Drawn by Utamaro the physiognomist)
相見歌麿画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

March 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Hirakawa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection