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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1916.666
People
Kitagawa Utamaro 喜多川歌麿, Japanese (d. 1806)
Published by Izumiya Ichibei
Title
The Hour of the Horse [noon]: Shrine Maiden (Uma no koku, miko), from the series A Clock of the Customs of Beauties (Fūzoku bijin tokei)
Other Titles
Original Language Title: 「風俗美人時計 午ノ刻 神子」
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1798-1799 (Kansei 10-11)
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/210236
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Technique
Woodblock print
Dimensions
vertical ōban: H. 38 cm x W. 25.5 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/16 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 Dr. Denman W. Ross
Accession Year
1916
Object Number
1916.666
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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