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Somando of the Ôgiya, from the series Flowers for the Five Festivals (Gosetsu no hana awase), first edition

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Left sheet of incomplete pentaptych. MFA impressions: 11.14248 (later edition, with new gray block), 34.263 (earlier edition)

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

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

Japanese, Edo period, about 1797–98 (Kansei 9–10)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 13 (1981), fig. 62; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #395.5.1; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 32.1.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 24.1 cm (14 9/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

34.263

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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