Fukurokuju, Left Sheet of a Triptych (Fukurokuju, sanpukutsui hidari)
Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 143
Hosoban; 31.9 x 14.9 cm (12 9/16 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa
Not On View
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.
Nishimura Shigenaga hitsu
February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection