Narcissus, from the series Beauties Matched with Flowers (Bijin hana awase)
First version, with rebus: Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #296.1; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 57.1.1
Vertical ôban; 38 x 24.9 cm (14 15/16 x 9 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
From the second version of the series, with the women’s names in rebus form replaced by flowers.
Shômei Utamaro hitsu
No censor's seal
Artist's seal: Honke (True line)
Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa
Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#420); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection