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Setchū no mume (Plum amidst Snow): Prostitute in the guise of an itinerant nun, accompanied by a child. Center sheet from a triptych titled Sanpukutsui

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Nishimura Shigenaga, Setchū no mume (Plum amidst Snow): Prostitute in the guise of an itinerant nun, accompanied by a child. Center sheet from a triptych titled Sanpukutsui, 1720s, monochrome woodblock print with hand coloring and metallic filings on paper; hosoban urushi-e, The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection, public domain, 32.38

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Title

Setchū no mume (Plum amidst Snow): Prostitute in the guise of an itinerant nun, accompanied by a child. Center sheet from a triptych titled Sanpukutsui

Related Titles

catalog entry: Setchū no mume (Plum amidst Snow): Prostitute in the guise of an itinerant nun, accompanied by a child. Center sheet from a triptych titled Sanpukutsui (A Set of Three)

Artist

Nishimura Shigenaga (Japanese, 1697-1756?)

Related People

publisher: Izumiya Gonshirō (Japanese, active ca. 1718-late 1730s)

Date

1720s

Medium

monochrome woodblock print with hand coloring and metallic filings on paper; hosoban urushi-e

Edition

no other known impressions

Dimensions (H x W x D)

sheet: 13 1/4 in x 6 5/16 in

Inscriptions & Markings

seal: Shige

signature: eshi Nishimura Shigenaga

signature/maker's mark: signature: Nishimura Shigenobu, fude

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

Accession Number

32.38

Copyright

public domain

Terms

hand coloring

hosoban

Japanese woodblock prints

relief printing

relief prints

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

urushi-e

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