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An image of (Kabuki scene - story of Izutsu Kumenosuke) by Utagawa KUNISADA /TOYOKUNI III

Utagawa KUNISADA /TOYOKUNI III

(Japan 1786 – 1865)

Title
(Kabuki scene - story of Izutsu Kumenosuke)
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Ansei era 1854 - 1860Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
1857
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

36.9 x 75.3 cm image; 37.5 x 76.1 cm sheet:

a - left sheet - woman; 36.9 x 25 cm; image

a - left sheet - woman; 37.5 x 25.2 cm; sheet

b - centre sheet - two men; 36.7 x 25.3 cm; image

b - centre sheet - two men; 37.5 x 25.7 cm; sheet

c - right sheet - man; 36.9 x 25 cm; image

c - right sheet - man; 37.5 x 25.2 cm; sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.l. [part a] in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Toyokuni ga [picture by Toyokuni]". Not dated. Signed l.l. [part b] in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Toyokuni ga [picture by Toyokuni]". Not dated. Signed l.r. [part c], in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Toyokuni ga [picture by Toyokuni]". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Roderick Bain 1997
Accession number
171.1997.a-c
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 7. cat.no. 3.8

Exhibition history (1)

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