A Floating World Clock as the Bell of Muken (Ukiyo tokei Muken no kane)

「浮世とけいむけんのかね」

Japanese
Edo period
early 1740s
Artist Nishimura Shigenaga (Japanese, 1697?–1756), Publisher Izutsuya San'emon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 44

Dimensions

Horizontal ô-ôban; 33 x 46.8 cm (13 x 18 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.958

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (beni-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Gakô Senkadô Nishimura Shigenaga hitsu

画工千花堂西村重長筆

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection