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No.6 Picture of the Silkworms Making Their Cocoons


Kitagawa Utamaro ; Tsuruya Kiemon


c. 1798-1800

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
No.6 Picture of the Silkworms Making Their Cocoons, Kitagawa Utamaro      ;    Tsuruya Kiemon
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Medium: Prints | Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Size: 15 x 10 1/16 in. (38.1 x 25.5 cm) (image, sheet)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 18th-19th century, Ho_eido_
Inscriptions: Utamaro hitsu Publisher:Tsuru-ki
Physical Description: beni-girai?
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Richard P. Gale
Accession Number: 74.1.157
Artist: Utamaro Kitagawa, Japanese, 1753 - 1806
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1753 - 1806

Artist: Kiemon Tsuruya
Role: Publisher
Nationality: Japanese
Added to Site: February 28, 2009