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An image of Lady Kesa, wife of Watanabe Wataru by Utagawa KUNISADA /TOYOKUNI III

Utagawa KUNISADA /TOYOKUNI III

(Japan 1786 – 1865)

Title
Lady Kesa, wife of Watanabe Wataru
Other titles:
Woman combing
Alternative title:
Watanabe Wataru no tsuma: Kesa gozen
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
1844-1847
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

35.3 x 23.6 cm

Signature & date
Signed l.r., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Ichiyôsai Toyokuni ga [picture by Ichiyôsai Toyokuni]" [and artist's seal]. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1930
Accession number
4359
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994, not paginated. cat. no. K8

Exhibition history (1)

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