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An image of The heron maiden by KITANO Tsunetomi

KITANO Tsunetomi

(Japan 1880 – 1947)

Title
The heron maiden
Alternative title:
Sagi musume
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Taishô period 1912 - 1926 → Japan
Year
1925
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

45.7 x 30.0 cm image; 54.7 x 36.6 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed u.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Tsunetomi hitsu [drawn by Tsunetomi]". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1987
Accession number
354.1987
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Chiaki Ajioka and John Clark, Modern Boy Modern Girl: modernity in Japanese art 1910-1935, 'The New Mainstream', pg. 55-80, Sydney, 1998, 62 (colour illus.), 169. cat.no. 68

Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Individuality in early 20th century works on paper', Sydney, 2003, 284 (colour illus.).

KÔNO Minoru (Curator), Hanga: hachi-jû nen no kiseki - Meiji shonen kara Shôwa nijû nen made vol.2, Tokyo, 04 Jun 1996, 103 (colour illus.). cat. no. (3)a-21

Exhibition history (1)

Modern Boy Modern Girl - modernity in Japanese art 1910-1935: