Plum Blossoms (Ume no hana), from the series Beauties Compared to Flowers (Bijin hana kurabe)

「美人花競 梅の花」

Japanese
Meiji era
1893 (Meiji 26)
Artist Ogata Gekkô (Japanese, 1859–1920), Publisher Takekawa Risaburô (Chikusendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 25 cm (14 7/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.51.106

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

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

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich