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ASAI Chû

(Japan 1856 – 1907)

Title
Tôsei Fûzoku Gojûban Uta-awase: Ge
Alternative title:
Fifty modern genre scenes compared in verse: Vol. 2
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Meiji period 1868 - 1912 → Japan
Year
Mar 1907
Media categories
Print, Book
Materials used
bound book: 30 leaves, 25 prints, colour woodcut
Dimensions

24.9 x 16.8 cm leaf; 24.9 x 18.1 x 1.4 cm closed book; 24.9 x 34.1 cm open book:

a - Untitled (a female labourer and a laboruer); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf b (page 27)

b - Untitled (a wooden clogs maker and a worker); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf c (page 28)

c - Untitled (an extra-vendor and a milkman); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf d (page 29)

d - Untitled (a sailor and a nurse); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf e (page 30)

e - Untitled (a young lady and a photographer); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf f (page 31)

f - Untitled (a gardener and a cooper); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf g (page 32)

g - Untitled (a fortune-teller and a player of the Jap; 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf h (page 33)

h - Untitled (a painter and a dyer); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf i (page 34)

i - Untitled (a ragman and a worker); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf j (page 35)

j - Untitled (a worker and a porter); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf k (page 36)

k - Untitled (a boatman and a cartman); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf l (page 37)

l - Untitled (a draper and a tailor); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf m (page 38)

m - Untitled (a iceman and a seller of baked sweet pot; 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf n (page 39)

n - Untitled (a female teacher and a reporter); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf o (page 40)

o - Untitled (a watering man and a lighter of gaslight; 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf p (page 41)

p - Untitled (a lawyer and a comic storyteller); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf q (page 42)

q - Untitled (a postman and a caretaker); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf r (page 43)

r - Untitled (a student and a female student); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf s (page 44)

s - Untitled (a masserger and a farrier); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf t (page 45)

t - Untitled (a seller of Japanese hotchpotch and a bu; 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf u (page 46)

u - Untitled (a hunter and a man); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf v (page 47)

v - Untitled (a medicine peddler and a balloon seller); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf w (page 48)

w - Untitled (a cleaner and a dog catcher); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf x (page 49)

x - Untitled (a mendicant and a nun); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf y (page 50)

y - Untitled (a man and a drainer); 21 x 15.1 cm; image; leaf z (page 51)

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1989
Accession number
345.1989.2.a-dd
Location
Not on display