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An image of Treasure children, a set of three by Okumura MASANOBU

Okumura MASANOBU

(Japan 1686 – 1764)

Title
Treasure children, a set of three
Alternative title:
Kodakara sambuku tsui
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
circa 1740-circa 1765
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

29.8 x 42.5 cm

Signature & date
Signed c.l. [left image], in Japanese, ink [incised into block] "Hôgetsudô Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu ga [picture by Hôgetsudô Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu". Not dated. Signed u.l. [centre image], in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Hôgetsudô Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu ga [picture by Hôgetsudô Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu". Not dated. Signed l.l. [centre image], in Japanese, ink "Tanchôsai [artist's seals]". Not dated. Signed l.r. [right image], in Japanese, ink [incised into block] "Hôgetsudô Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu ga [picture by Hôgetsudô Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu". Not dated. Signed l.r. [right sheet], in Japanese, "Tanchôsai [artist's seals]". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1977
Accession number
221.1977
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 8. cat.no. 3.13

Verlie Just, Four Centuries of Ukiyo-e Prints, Brisbane, 1997. cat.no. 6

Sotheby's London (Editor), Sotheby's London: Henri Vever collection, Part III, London, Mar 1977, 16 (illus.). cat. no.17

Exhibition history (2)

Four Centuries of Ukiyo-e Prints, Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, 07 May 1997–27 Jul 1997

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