(Japan 1671 – 1750)
26.3 x 17.9 cm
Sukenobu was a leading Kyoto master who turned from classical subjects to the depiction of contemporary life. This image is a fine example of a 'sumizuri-e' (ink print), the basis of all prints.
The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.248.
Gary Hickey, Beauty & desire in Edo period Japan, Parkes, 1998, 44, 45 (colour illus.), 71. plate no. 2
Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'The Floating World', Sydney, 2003, 248 (colour illus.).
Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994. cat.no. M24
The Floating World: Japan's World of transient pleasures, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 May 1994–17 Jul 1994
Beauty and Desire in Edo period Japan, National Gallery of Australia, Parkes, 06 Jun 1998–09 Aug 1998