A Triptych of Charming Ladies (Enjo sanpukutsui): The Third Princess (Nyosan no miya) and Two Attendants
「艶女三幅対 左」 「艶女三幅対 中 女三宮（にょさんのみや）」 「艶女三幅対 右」
Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pls. 131-3
Uncut hosoban triptych; 33.5 x 46.7 cm (13 3/16 x 18 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color, nikawa, and metallic powder
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.
Yamato gakô Tamura Sadanobu hitsu (on each design)
Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 593); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection