Yosooi of the Matsubaya, from the series Selections from Six Houses of the Yoshiwara (Seirô rokkasen)

「青楼六家選 松葉屋粧ひ」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1801–02 (Kyôwa 1–2)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Ômiya Gonkurô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #376; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #314.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 58.1.2; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #16; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #190

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.5 x 25 cm (14 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6494

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.20202, 21.6494

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#365); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection