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Wild Carnation, from the series Contest of Beauties (Bijin awase)

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MFA impressions: 11.15641, 34.451

Signed

Ôju Kunisada ga 応需国貞画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

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, 1820s

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 25.7 cm (14 3/8 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.451

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints