Women Playing Hanetsuki at New Year

羽根つき

Japanese
Edo period
about 1804 (Kyôwa 4/Bunka 1)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Yamaguchiya Chûemon (Chûsuke) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #421.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 26.3.2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 28.1 x 25.5 cm (11 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.53

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of incomplete triptych, with bottom third of this sheet cut off.

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24