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An image of Seven clean copies of alphabet: ri by Utagawa KUNISADA /TOYOKUNI III

Utagawa KUNISADA /TOYOKUNI III

(Japan 1786 – 1865)

Title
Seven clean copies of alphabet: ri
Other titles:
(Benkei killing a giant carp)
Alternative title:
Seisho nana iroha: ri
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
1856
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

34.9 x 23.1 cm image; 35.6 x 23.3 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed c.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Toyokuni ga [picture by Toyokuni]". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1995
Accession number
208.1995
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 6. cat.no. 1.17

Exhibition history (2)

The Floating World: Japan's World of transient pleasures, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 May 1994–17 Jul 1994

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