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Ono no Komachi, Left Sheet, from the triptych Three Queens of Japanese Poetry (Waka sankô)

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Signed

Gakô Torii Kiyomasu

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; 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, about 1740

Catalogue Raisonné

Sotheby's NY sale cat. 5488, Sept. 24, 1986, lot 1; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 103

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.2 x 14.1 cm (12 5/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5437

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints