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"Love for a Farmer's Wife"


Kitagawa Utamaro ; Matsumura Tatsuemon



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Love for a Farmer's Wife', Kitagawa Utamaro      ;    Matsumura Tatsuemon
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Medium: Prints | Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Size: 14 5/16 x 9 3/4 in. (36.3 x 24.7 cm) (image, sheet)22 1/16 x 18 in. (56 x 45.7 cm) (mat, Size II)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: Edo period, 18th-19th century
Inscriptions: kyo_ka poem on the fan:Once the seeds of loveare sown in the flooded paddy, let our unionwatertight(Koi no tane Maki some shi yoriNaeshiro noMizu mo mora sa nuNaka to koso nare)by Kino Masanari sho_mei (artist's proof) Utamaro hitsu "honke"(original) sealPublisher:Matsumura
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Richard P. Gale
Accession Number: 74.1.152
Artist: Utamaro Kitagawa, Japanese, 1753 - 1806
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1753 - 1806

Artist: Tatsuemon Matsumura
Role: Publisher
Nationality: Japanese
Added to Site: February 28, 2009