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Hana no en, from the series Genji in Fashionable Modern Guise (Fûryû yatsushi Genji)

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Triptych: 21.7601 (right), 21.7602 (center), 21.7603 (left) MFA impressions: 21.7601-3 (complete triptych), 34.337-8 (two left sheets only)

Signed

Eishi ga 栄之画

Marks

Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa

Provenance

March 1918, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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 1789–90 (Kansei 1–2)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Nagata et al, The New York and New Jersey Ukiyo-e Collection (exh. cat., 1997), #42 (R only); Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #82.3; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 149, list no. 51 (R only), and fig. 140, list no. 35 (C only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

21.7601-3

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints