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「花美人名所合 亀戸龍 眼寺の萩」
Bush Clover at Ryūganji Temple, Kameido, from the series An Array of Flowers, Beauties and Famous Places (Hanabijin meisho awase kameido ryūganji no hagi)

Artist:
Ogata Gekkō (Japanese, 1859–1920)
Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
1895
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Triptych of polychrome woodblock prints; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
Image (each): 14 in. × 9 3/8 in. (35.6 × 23.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
JP2430a–c
Not on view
In the series An Array of Flowers, Beauties, and Famous Places, Gekkō combines images of famous places for viewing seasonal flowers in Tokyo with depictions of women dressed in kimonos. These images of women are based on the socially constructed ideal of a good wife and mother of the modern era. Avoiding loud urban locations, Gekkō’s graceful ladies inhabit tranquil and natural landscapes and are meant to conjure feelings of nostalgia.
Signature: Gekko; unidentified seal
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