A Flower of the Ôgiya (Ôgiya uchi Hana) [=Hanaôgi], from the series Array of Supreme Beauties of the Present Day (Tôji zensei bijin-zoroe)
「当時全盛美人揃 扇屋内 花」
Asano and Clark 1995, #148 (first edition illustrated, this edition described); Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #229.9.2, and pl. 47; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 145.3.1; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #86; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #86
Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 25.6 cm (14 7/8 x 10 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
From the second edition of the series, with the series title changed and Hanaôgi’s name altered, presumably in response to her attempted elopement in 1794.
MFA impressions: 11.14257, 21.6611
No censor's seal
Formerly in the collection of Arthur Davison Ficke; February 10, 1920, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Ficke sale; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection