Wild Carnation, from the series Contest of Flowers, Contest of Modern Beauties (Hana awase tôsei bijin awase)

「花合 当世美人合」 常夏

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


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.9 x 25.1 cm (14 1/2 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.400

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