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Title

(Girl with koto)

post 1716


Artist

Nishikawa SUKENOBU

Japan

1671 - 1750


About

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.


Details


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

post 1716


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodblock print; chûban tate-e


Dimensions

26.3 x 17.9 cm


Signature & date

Signed u.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Yamato-e-shi Nishikawa Sukenobu hitsu [Drawn by Nishikawa Sukenobu, yamato-e painter]". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1930


Location

Not on display


Accession number

4349


Artist information

Nishikawa SUKENOBU

Works in the collection

3


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Gary Hickey, Beauty & desire in Edo period Japan, Parkes, 1998, 44, 45 (colour illus.), 71. plate no. 2

Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994. cat.no. M24

Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'The Floating World', Sydney, 2003, 248 (colour illus.).