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Hanaôgi of the Ôgiya (Ôgiya Hanaôgi, in rebus form), from the series Renowned Beauties Likened to the Six Immortal Poets (Kômei bijin rokkasen)

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From the first version of the series, with the women's names in the form of rebuses. MFA impressions: 21.6453, 21.6539


Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆


Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#617); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1795–96 (Kansei 7–8)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #226; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #295.3.1, and pl. 12; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 56.1.3


Vertical ôban; 38.6 x 25.8 cm (15 3/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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