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An image of Three onnagata (female role actors) by Utagawa KUNIYOSHI

Utagawa KUNIYOSHI

(Japan 1797 – 1861)

Title
Three onnagata (female role actors)
Other titles:
(Onnagata)
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
1847-1852
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

36.5 x 24.8 cm

Signature & date
Signed l.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga [picture by Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi and artist's seal]". Not dated.
Credit
Bequest of Kenneth Myer 1993
Accession number
596.1993
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994, not paginated. cat. no. K14

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