Posted by Alec W. (188.8.131.52) 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:
I take the adaptation to be a 20th-century production.
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