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A Triptych of Charming Ladies (Enjo sanpukutsui): The Third Princess (Nyosan no miya) and Two Attendants

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Signed

Yamato gakô Tamura Sadanobu hitsu (on each design)

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 593); 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,

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pls. 131-3

Dimensions

Uncut hosoban triptych; 33.5 x 46.7 cm (13 3/16 x 18 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5812

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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