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An image of Suhara - Narihira and Empress Nijo by Utagawa KUNIYOSHI

Utagawa KUNIYOSHI

(Japan 1797 – 1861)

Title
Suhara - Narihira and Empress Nijo
Other titles:
Sixty-nine stations of Kiso-kaido: Suhara - Narihara and Empress Nijo
Alternative title:
Kiso kaidô rokujû-kyû tsugi no uchi Suhara Narihira Nijô-no kisaki
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
1852
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

35.5 x 24.0 cm

Signature & date
Signed l.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga [picture by Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi]" [and artist's seal]. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1995
Accession number
212.1995
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 8 (colour illus.). cat.no. 2.5

Jackie Menzies, Look, 'Love at lunchtime: The 2012 Arts of Asia lecture series', pg.47, Newtown, Dec 2011-Jan 2012, 47 (colour illus.).

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