Aoi-Hime Calling Upon Rokujo-hime Artist: Kitagawa Utamaro (Japanese, 1754–1806)

Medium

Polychrome woodblock print, triptych

Dimensions

sheet: 15 × 29 1/2 in. (38.1 × 74.9 cm)

Credit Line

Frances Gaylord Smith Collection

Accession Number

1973.42.36

Geography
Culture
Period

Edo period (1615–1868)

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Frances Gaylord Smith (Mrs. George T. Smith) Collection; by descent to nephew Gaylord Donnelley (1910–1992) and Dorothy Ranney Donnelley (1910–2002); loaned in 1969, and given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1973
Bibliography
  • George J. Lee, Edo Culture in Japanese prints, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1972), 43, no. 3
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Additional information

Object/Work type

color woodcuts

Signed

lower left; lower right; lower right (Utamaro fude)

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