The Burke Collection
Women’s Work and Manners
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Nishikawa Sukenobu

(西川祐信; 1671–1751)

Catalogue information

Edo period, 1729

Handscroll; illustrations printed in ink, with occasional hand-applied ink, on paper

23.2 x 838.7 cm (9 1/8 in. x 27 ft. 6 1/4 in.)

Donated to the Minneapolis Institute of Art by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015

Additional details


Wife of rich and virtuous; essence of Jusshukō incense; wife of a mid-level merchant; female servant Dai [illegible]