The Colors of Spring (Haru no iro), Kitagawa Utamaro (Japanese, ca. 1754–1806), Woodblock printed book; ink, color, and metallic pigments on paper, Japan

The Colors of Spring (Haru no iro)

Artist:
Kitagawa Utamaro (Japanese, ca. 1754–1806)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
preface dated 1794
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Woodblock printed book; ink, color, and metallic pigments on paper
Dimensions:
10 3/16 × 7 1/2 in. (25.8 × 19 cm)
Classification:
Illustrated Books
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mary and James G. Wallach Foundation Gift, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.858
Not on view
Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow , Newton, MA (until d. 2012); [ Israel Goldman Japanese Prints, London, until 2013; sold to MMA]