Kokonoe no Sakura, Right Sheet of a Triptych (Sanpukutsui migi)

「三幅対 右 九重乃桜」

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


Dimensions

Hosoban; 30 x 15.5 cm (11 13/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.714

Medium or Technique

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

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

Nihon gakô Nishimura Shigenaga hitsu

日本画工西村重長筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Shige

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection