Ono no Komachi, Center Sheet (Naka) of a Triptych of Beauties (Bijin sô sanpukutsui)

美人相 三幅対 「中 小野小町」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taisei 3 (1931), #104

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.6 x 14.9 cm (12 7/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.391

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Two sheets of the triptych: 06.391, 06.392
The series title, written on the cover of the book in the upper corner that serves as a title cartouche, is visible on the impression illustrated in Ukiyo-e taisei but has faded to the point of illegibility on both of the MFA prints.

Signed

Nihon Tôbu eshi Hôgetsudô Tanchôsai Okumura Masanobu shôhitsu

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection