Picture Book on Flowers of the Four Seasons (Ehon shiki no hana), Kitagawa Utamaro (Japanese, ca. 1754–1806), Set of two woodblock printed books; ink and color on paper, Japan

Picture Book on Flowers of the Four Seasons (Ehon shiki no hana)

Artist:
Kitagawa Utamaro (Japanese, ca. 1754–1806)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
1801
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Set of two woodblock printed books; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
each: 8 1/2 × 6 1/16 in. (21.6 × 15.4 cm)
Classification:
Illustrated Books
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mary and James G. Wallach Foundation Gift, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.854a, b
Not on view
Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow , Newton, MA (until d. 2012); [ Israel Goldman Japanese Prints, London, until 2013; sold to MMA]