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Kajiwara Genta and the courtesan Umagae, from the series True Feelings Compared: Wellsprings of Love

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Kitagawa Utamaro, Kajiwara Genta and the courtesan Umagae, from the series True Feelings Compared: Wellsprings of Love, ca. 1798/1799, color woodblock print on paper; ōban nishiki-e, The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection, public domain, 32.298

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Title

Kajiwara Genta and the courtesan Umagae, from the series True Feelings Compared: Wellsprings of Love

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catalog entry: Kajiwara Genta and the courtesan Umagae, from the series Jitsu kurabe iro no minakami (True Feelings Compared: Wellsprings of Love)

display title (original language): 梶原源太 傾城梅が枝 實競色乃美名家見

series (translated): True Feelings Compared: Wellsprings of Love

series (transliterated): Jitsu kurabe iro no minakami

Artist

Utamaro Kitagawa (Japanese, 1753?-1806)

Related People

publisher: Nishimura Chō (Japanese, active Edo ca. 1798-1810)

Date

ca. 1798/1799

Medium

color woodblock print on paper; ōban nishiki-e

Dimensions (H x W x D)

sheet: 14 15/16 in x 9 11/16 in

Inscriptions & Markings

publisher's mark: tomoe, chô han 巴 長版, printed in black ink, center left, within block Language: Japanese Description: the character 巴 beneath a stylized single mountain peak, above a square cartouche containing the seal script for the characters 長版 - mark of the publisher Nishimuraya Chô

censor's mark: kiwame 極 (approved), printed in black ink, center left, within block Language: Japanese

signature: Utamaro hitsu 哥麿筆 (by Utamaro), printed in black ink, center left, within block Language: Japanese

inscription: Kajiwara Genta keisei Umegae 梶原源太 傾城梅が枝 (Kajiwara Genta and the courtesan Umagae), printed in black ink, within block, top left Language: Japanese Description: title

inscription: Jitsu kurabe iro no minakami 實競色乃美名家見 (True Feelings Compared: Wellsprings of Love), printed in black ink, within vertical rectangular cartouche, top left Language: Japanese Description: series title

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

Accession Number

32.298

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

oban

relief printing

relief prints

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

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