Yamauba and Kintarô with Ink Painting of Wish-granting Jewels

山姥と金太郎 玉の絵

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–1805 (Kansei 7–Bunka 2)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Murataya Jirobei (Eiyûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #731; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 209.3.4; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #438

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.2 x 24.5 cm (14 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.267

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

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