Courtesans of the Miuraya, a Triptych: Komurasaki (R), Takao (C), and Miyoshi (L)

「三幅対右 三浦七郎兵衛内 太夫小むらさき」 「三幅対中 三浦七郎兵衛内 太夫たかお」 「三幅対左 三浦甚右衛門内 太夫みよし」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Nishimura Shigenaga (Japanese, 1697?–1756), Publisher Igaya Kan'emon (Bunkidô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Hosoban triptych; 31.4 x 41.8 cm (12 3/8 x 16 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7409-11

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7409 (left), 21.7410 (center), 21.7411 (right)

Signed

Nishimura Shigenaga hitsu (on right and left sheets only)
西村重長筆

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection