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An image of (Kabuki scene from Meiboku Sendaihagi) by Utagawa KUNISADA /TOYOKUNI III

Utagawa KUNISADA /TOYOKUNI III

(Japan 1786 – 1865)

Title
(Kabuki scene from Meiboku Sendaihagi)
Other titles:
(Kabuki scene from Garan Sendaihagi)
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Kaei era 1848-1854Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
1847-1852
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut; ôban triptych
Dimensions

34.0 x 74.0 cm:

a - left sheet; 36.5 x 24.8 cm; sheet

b - centre sheet; 36.5 x 24.9 cm; sheet

c - right sheet; 36.5 x 24.9 cm; sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.l. [parts a and c] "Ichiyôsai Toyokuni ga [picture by Ichiyôsai Toyokuni]" [and artist's seal]. Not dated. Signed l.l. [part b] "Kôchôrô Toyokuni ga [picture by Kôchôrô Toyokuni]" [and artist's seal]. Not dated.
Credit
Bequest of Sir James Plimsoll 1989
Accession number
40.1997.a-c
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 7. cat.no. 3.9

Amber Daines, Look, 'Japanese Fashion Illustrated', pg. 17-18, Newtown, Aug 2003, 17 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (1)

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

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