Loquat in a Flower Ball (Kusudama no biwa), from the series Beauties Compared to Flowers (Bijin hana kurabe)

「美人花競 薬玉の枇杷」

Japanese
Meiji era
1896 (Meiji 29), February 10
Artist Ogata Gekkô (Japanese, 1859–1920), Publisher Takekawa Risaburô (Chikusendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 25.3 cm (14 9/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.51.150

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 2016.1491, RES.51.150

Signed

Gekkô
月耕

Markings

Artist's seal: Gekkô

Provenance

1951, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich