Mitate variety of darkness: evening darkness
Mitate yami tukushi: yoi yami: dote no Naroku
Place where the work was made
35.5 x 24.6 cm
Signature & date
Signed l.r.[ in cartouche], in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Toyokuni-ga [picture by Toyokuni]". Not dated.
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 2 exhibitions
The Floating World: Japan's World of transient pleasures, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 May 1994–17 Jul 1994
Beauty and Desire in Edo period Japan, National Gallery of Australia, Parkes, 06 Jun 1998–09 Aug 1998
Referenced in 2 publications
Gary Hickey, Beauty & desire in Edo period Japan, 'Pleasure Town', pg. 25-36, Parkes, 1998, 31, 32 (colour illus.), 71. fig.no. 26
Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'The Floating World', Sydney, 2003, 254 (colour illus.).