Assortment of Celebrated Beauties: A Contest of Flowers in Full Bloom (Meiyo beppin-zoroi, kaika no kisoi)

「名譽別品揃 開花の競ひ」

Japanese
Meiji era
late 1870s
Artist Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active about 1836–1887), Publisher Maruya Tetsujirô (Enjudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.2 x 74.1 cm (14 1/4 x 29 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.540a-c

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Môsai ga (on each sheet)

孟斎画

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection