Kayoi Komachi, No. 3 from the series Seven Komachi (Nana Komachi no uchi)

「七小町之内 三 かよひ小町」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1735 (Kyôhô 20)
Artist Nishimura Shigenaga (Japanese, 1697?–1756)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, Images of Eighteenth-Century Japan (1975), #37 (described but not illustrated)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.7 x 15.3 cm (12 1/2 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

21.5876

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (beni-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Gakô Nishimura Shigenaga hitsu
画工西村重長筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Shigenaga

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection