Style of a Young Man, Left Sheet of a Triptych (Wakashû fû, sanpukutsui hidari): Actor Ogino Izaburô I

「(わ)かしゆ風 (三)幅対左」 初代荻野伊三郎

Japanese
Edo period
about 1723 (Kyôhô 8)
Artist Okumura Toshinobu (Japanese, active about 1717–1750)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 1912

Dimensions

Hosoban; 24.5 x 13.5 cm (9 5/8 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.724

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

Yamato gakô Okumura Toshinobu hitsu

大和画工 奥村利信筆

Markings

Collector's seal: Aoyama bunko

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection