Sankyoku Trio (Shamisen, Koto, and Kokyû) with the Koto Player Holding a Puppet of a Dancer

三曲と人形芝居

Japanese
Edo period
early 1760s
Artist Torii Kiyomitsu I (Japanese, 1735–1785), Publisher Murataya Jirobei (Eiyûdô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Uncut hosoban triptych on horizontal ôban sheet; 28.7 x 42.5 cm (11 5/16 x 16 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6862

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Torii Kiyomitsu ga (on each design)
鳥居清満画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection