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Enjoying a Comparison of the Flowers of the Four Seasons (Hana awase shiki no yûran)

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Signed

Toyohara Kunichika hitsu 豊原国周筆

Marks

Artist's seal: toshidama

Provenance

Previously owned by various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1881 (Meiji 14), January

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #2, photo p. 40; Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #31, photo p. 26

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36 x 73.8 cm (14 3/16 x 29 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.517a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints