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An image of Catching fireflies: Miyagi Asojirô by Utagawa KUNISADA /TOYOKUNI III

Utagawa KUNISADA /TOYOKUNI III

(Japan 1786 – 1865)

Title
Catching fireflies: Miyagi Asojirô
Alternative title:
Miyagi Asojirô
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Ansei era 1854 - 1860Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
1855
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

35.8 x 24.3 cm image; 36.2 x 24.3 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed c.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Toyokuni ga [picture by Toyokuni]'. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Roderick Bain 1997
Accession number
165.1997
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 6. cat.no. 1.15

Exhibition history (1)

Heroes and Villains, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 May 2001–19 Aug 2001