Hanaôgi of the Gomeirô (Gomeirô Hanaôgi), from the series Comparing the Charms of Beauties (Bijin kiryô kurabe)

「美人気量競 五明楼 花扇」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Takasu Sôshichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #176; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #531.4; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 61.1.4

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 24.5 cm (14 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6529

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection