Cherry Blossoms, from the series Contest of Flowers, Contest of Modern Beauties (Hana awase tôsei bijin awase)

「花合 当世美人合」 桜

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Kawaguchiya Chôzô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 25.4 cm (14 9/16 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

34.403

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga

一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter