Re: Japanese print

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Posted by Alec W. ( on February 15, 2021 at 18:04:40:

In Reply to: Japanese print posted by Richard Webber on February 15, 2021 at 17:23:30:

It's an adaptation of some sort of a design from an Utamaro series entitled "Gosetsu no hana awase" 五節花合せ ("Flowers for the Five Festivals").

This series seems to have gone through a number of editions with two different publishers... the original was designed as a pentaptych, but a later version dropped the continuous background and added inset images.

MFA Boston has four prints from various iterations of the series:*/%E4%BA%94%E7%AF%80%E8%8A%B1%E5%90%88%E3%81%9B

I take the adaptation to be a 20th-century production.


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