Edo prints


  Design: Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)  
  Title: Woman threading a needle and girl playing music  
  Size: 24 x 36 cm (ōban)  
  Posthumous printing from newly cut woodblocks    
  Photography: Jacques Commandeur
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Kitagawa Utamaro Woman threading needle and girl playing music

Enlargement


Artist’s signature in right print area:

Character Reading Meaning Translation
       
uta poem  
麿 maro you Drawn by
hitsu writing brush Utamaro

Publisher seal 08-016 of Tsuruya Kiemon in bottom right print area, see Marks (2011, p. 43).


References


Provenance: An auction held on the 16th of December 2009 by and at the The National Museum of Ethnology in Leiden, the Netherlands

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