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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1965.497
People
Kitagawa Utamaro 喜多川歌麿, Japanese (d. 1806)
Title
Osan and Mohei, from the series "True Feelings Compared: The Founts of Love" (Jitsu kurabe iro no minakami)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Jitsu kurabe iro no minakami: Osan, Mohei
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
Late Edo period, circa 1798-1799
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Area, Tōkyō
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/202914
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ukiyo-e woodblock print in "ōban" format; ink and color on paper, with printed signature reading "Utamaro hitsu"
Dimensions
Paper: H. 38.7 cm x W. 25.5 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: (printed) Utamaro hitsu
  • seal: Collector's seal: Albert Maroni (1852-1923)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs
Accession Year
1965
Object Number
1965.497
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Masterworks of Ukiyo-e, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 07/20/1996 - 01/12/1997

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