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An image of (Samurai and attendant) by Ônishi CHINNEN
Alternate image of (Samurai and attendant) by Ônishi CHINNEN

Ônishi CHINNEN

(Japan 1792 – 1851)

Title
(Samurai and attendant)
Other titles:
Samurai and taikomochi ["drum-carrier" or attendant]
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
19th century
Media category
Painting
Materials used
hanging scroll; ink and light colour on paper
Dimensions

61.0 x 27.0 cm image; 139.0 x 29.6 x 34.5 cm scroll

Signature & date
Signed l.r.corner, in Japanese [inscribed in ink] "Onishi Chinnen [artist's seal]". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1980
Accession number
245.1980
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 7. cat.no. 3.3

Jackie Menzies, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Asian Art', pg. 85-103, Sydney, 1981, 97 (illus.). cat.no. 97

Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994, not paginated. cat.no. C2

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