A Floating World Flower Raft (Ukiyo hana ikada)

「うきよはないかだ」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1720s (Kyôhô era)
Artist Nishimura Shigenaga (Japanese, 1697?–1756), Publisher Igaya Kan'emon (Bunkidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 41

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.3 x 15.8 cm (11 15/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5872

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Yamato gakô Nishimura Shigenaga hitsu
大和画工 西村重長筆

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 323); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection