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

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Diptych (two left sheets of incomplete triptych): 34.337 (right), 34.338 (left) MFA impressions: 21.7601-3 (complete triptych), 34.337-8 (two left sheets only)


Eishi ga (on each sheet) 栄之画


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 1789–90 (Kansei 1–2)

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)


Vertical ôban diptych; 34.4 x 49 cm (13 9/16 x 19 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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