Utanosuke of Matsubaya

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Maker(s)
Artist: Kitagawa Utamaro 喜多川歌麿 (1753 - 1806)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, late 18th-early 19th century
Medium
Ink and color on paper; woodblock print
Dimensions
H x W: 36.5 x 25.3 cm (14 3/8 x 9 15/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of the family of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number
F1974.99
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Woodblock print (oban)

Keywords
courtesan, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, oban, tate-e, ukiyo-e, writing, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer (1875-1959) and (1887-1970)

Published References
  • Mr. and Mrs. Laurance P. Roberts John M. Rosenfield. A Dictionary of Japanese Artists: Painting, Sculpture, Ceramic, Prints, Lacquer., First Edition. Tokyo and New York, 1976. .
  • Linda Merrill. The Peacock Room: A Cultural Biography. Washington and New Haven. p. 59, fig. 1.13.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum