Ladies Making Flower Arrangements

花を生ける美人

Japanese
Edo period
1806 (Bunka 3), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Hisanobu (Hyakusai) (Japanese, active about 1801–1815), Publisher Maruya Bun'emon (Bunjudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.2 x 75.7 cm (15 1/16 x 29 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.202-4

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 54.202 (left), 54.203 (center), 54.204 (right)

Signed

Hisanobu ga (on each sheet)
久信画

Markings

Censor's seals: kiwame, Tiger 5
改印:極、寅五

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24