Okuni, the Flower of Sakai-chô in the Nakamura Style (Nakamurazome Sakai-chô no hana Okuni), Right Sheet of a Triptych (Sanpuku tsui migi)

「中村染 さかい町のはな おくに 三幅対右」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Okumura Toshinobu (Japanese, active about 1717–1750), Publisher Okumuraya


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.2 x 15.1 cm (12 5/16 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.100

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

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

Tôbu Yamato gakô Okumura Toshinobu hitsu
東武大和画工 奥村利信筆

Provenance

Ross Collection by exchange

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds by exchange from the Denman Waldo Ross Collection