Takao of the Miuraya, Kyô-machi Itchôme, Shin Yoshiwara, Edo, (Right) Sheet of a Triptych ([Migi], sanpukutsui no uchi)

「(右)三幅対之内 江戸 新吉原京町壱丁め  三うらや太夫高尾」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1730
Artist Tsunekawa Shigenobu (Japanese, active about 1720–1740), Publisher Yamatoya (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pls. 129-30; similar designs (anon.): Ukiyo-e zenshû I (1957), figs. 79-80

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.9 x 14.9 cm (12 9/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.443b

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

Two sheets of a triptych of Courtesans of the Three Cities: 06.443a (left) and 06.443b (right).

Signed

Nihon gakô Tsunekawa Shigenobu hitsu
日本画工 常川重信筆

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection