Yosooi of the Matsubaya, from the series Contemporary Courtesans Drawn from Life (Tôji yûkun iki-utsushi)

「当時遊君生写 松葉屋粧ひ」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1801 (Kansei 13/Kyôwa 1)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Maruya Jinpachi (Marujin, Enjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #179.1, and pl. 187; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 187.2.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.6 x 26 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6534

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

January 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection