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A Fashionable Triptych: Right, Izumi Shikibu; Center, Sotooriihime; Left, Komachi Praying for Rain (Fûryû sanpuku tsui: migi, Izumi Shikibu; chû, Sotoori-hime; hidari, Amagoi Komachi)

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Signed

Senkadô Nishimura Shigenaga hitsu (on each sheet)

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Dimensions

Uncut hosoban triptych; 30.5 x 43.3 cm (12 x 17 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6855

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints