Asian Art
Artist: Kitagawa Utamaro, Japanese, 1753–1806

The Mosquito Net

latter half of 1790s

Ukiyo-e: polychrome woodblock print

sheet: 14 7/8 × 10 1/16 in. (37.8 × 25.6 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1950.595
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York, to 1950; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Suzanne E. Wright and Melissa Walt Thompson, Working in the Floating World, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), no. 26, fig. 6.

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