Botanical Garden (Hana yashiki), from the series Beauties Compared to Flowers (Bijin hana kurabe)

「美人花競 花やしき」

Japanese
Meiji era
1887 (Meiji 20)
Artist Ogata Gekkô (Japanese, 1859–1920), Publisher Takekawa Risaburô (Chikusendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.2 x 23.7 cm (13 7/8 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.301

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Gekkô
月耕

Markings

Artist's seal

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection