Wanting to Be Independent: Cloth from Echigo Province Metadata

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  • Main Title Wanting to Be Independent: Cloth from Echigo Province
  • Parallel Title Mimama ni naritai; Echigo nuno
  • Series Title Auspicious Desires on Land and Sea
  • Parallel Title Sankai medetai zue


  • Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Japanese; 1797–1861;
  • Artist: Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Japanese; active 1848–1864~;


  • Manufacturer: Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô)
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Japan;
  • Owner: Museum of Fine Arts
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Boston, Massachusetts, United States


  • Name: Scholars Resource, Inc.
    Place of Publication: Wheat Ridge, Colorado


  • Creation: 1852


  • Japanese


  • Physical Description: 1 artwork original : woodblock print, ink, paper ; 36.5 x 25.5 cm.
  • Content Description: Woman looking into a hand-held mirror and dabbing at her forehead is the main portion of the composition. Her kimono consists of two colors and patterns, one pale purple and the collar red. A landscape scene is behind the woman with people toting bushels of straw and others working in the water.


  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): nishiki-e
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): color woodcuts
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Ukiyo-e
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Utagawa School
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Edo (Japanese period)


  • Name: ARTsource
    Code: UNTART


  • Name: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
    Code: UNTCVA


  • Rights Access: unt
  • Rights License: copyright
  • Rights Holder: Scholars Resource, Inc.
  • Rights Statement: Copyright 2011, Scholars Resource, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Resource Type

  • Artwork


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: bos02199
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc41334