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Title

(Lovers in an eggplant field)


Artist

Suzuki HARUNOBU

Japan

1725 - 1770


About

Harunobu was one of the geniuses of 'ukiyo-e'. He is famous not only for the invention of the full-colour print, but also for the creation of images of sweet young beauties, as opposed to the sophisticates of the entertainment district.

The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.248.


Details


Other Title

Girl and a young man


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

late 1760s-1770


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour woodblock print


Dimensions

28.8 x 21.0 cm


Signature & date

Signed c.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Harunobu ga [picture by Harunobu]". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1930


Location

Not on display


Accession number

4350


Artist information

Suzuki HARUNOBU

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Verlie Just, Four Centuries of Ukiyo-e Prints, Brisbane, 1997. cat. no. 7

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

NARAZAKI, Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections: Vol V: British Museum II, Tokyo. colour plate 65