Yaoya Oshichi and Koshô Kichisaburô

「八百屋お七 小姓吉三郎」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #344; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #791; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #678.3, and pl. 217; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 231.1.5

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 63.3 x 14.7 cm (24 15/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6551

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.995, 21.6551

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection