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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1928.14.135
People
Kitagawa Utamaro 喜多川歌麿, Japanese (d. 1806)
Published by Tsutaya Jûzaburô
Title
Hour of the Tiger [4am] (Tora no koku), from the series The Twelve Hours in Yoshiwara (Seirō jūni toki tsuzuki)
Other Titles
Original Language Title: 「青楼十二時 続 寅ノ刻」
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1794 (Kansei 6)
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/209412
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink, and metallic filings on paper
Technique
Woodblock print
Dimensions
vertical ōban: H. 37.1 cm x W. 25 cm (14 5/8 x 9 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Utamaro hitsu
  • signature: Signature: Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mrs. Henry Osborn Taylor
Accession Year
1928
Object Number
1928.14.135
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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