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Triptych of Hanging Scrolls: Playing with Reality (Kakemono sanpukutsui, utsutsu no asobi)

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Signed

Nishimura Shigenaga hitsu (on the hanging scroll within each design)

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1750s

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, Images of Eighteenth-Century Japan (1975), #43; Gunsaulus, AIC cat. I (1955), p. 198, #29

Dimensions

Uncut hosoban triptych; 28.7 x 45.8 cm (11 5/16 x 18 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.716

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (benizuri-e); ink and limited color on paper, with hand-applied color added later

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints