Actor Sanogawa Ichimatsu I, Right Sheet of Decorative Umbrellas, a Triptych (Hanagasa sanpukutsui, migi)

「華傘三幅対(ヵ) 右 佐野川市松」(初代)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1750 (Kan'en 3)
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764), Publisher Okumuraya


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 1758

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.5 x 15 cm (12 3/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.384

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (benizuri-e); ink and limited color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

In early hosoban triptychs, “left” and “right” often (but not always) mean “proper left” and “proper right,” that is, right and left respectively as seen by the viewer.

Signed

Hôgetsudo shômei Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu ga
方月堂正名奥村文角政信画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection