Women Arriving for a Visit in Snow (Parody of the Romance of the Three Kingdoms?)
雪の訪問 （見立三国志 玄徳三雪中孔明訪ヵ）
Vertical ôban; 38.8 x 25.1 cm (15 1/4 x 9 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Left sheet of incomplete triptych.
MFA impressions: 11.13809-11 (complete triptych), 21.6956 (L only)
Possibly a parody of the story of Liu Bei’s three visits to Kongming (Zhuge liang), from the Chinese historical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms.
Censor's seals: kiwame, 12
Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#26); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection