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An image of The chapter 'Hana-no-en' from the 'Tale of Genji' by Hosoda EISHI

Hosoda EISHI

(Japan 1756 – 1829)

Title
The chapter 'Hana-no-en' from the 'Tale of Genji'
Other titles:
Prince Genji in peory garden, The flower fest of Genji
Alternative title:
Genji Hana no en
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
circa 1815-1842
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

32.2 x 22.1 cm image; 32.6 x 22.5 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.c., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Eishi ga [picture by Eishi]". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1930
Accession number
4354
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 7. cat.no. 2.1

Ramona Koval, 24 Hours, 'Rising son', pp.28-30, New South Wales, Mar 2003, 29 (colour illus.).

Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994, not paginated. cat. no. L1

NARAZAKI, Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections: Vol V: British Museum II, Tokyo. colour plate 186

Exhibition history (2)

The Floating World: Japan's World of transient pleasures, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 May 1994–17 Jul 1994

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