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An image of (Girls carrying water for salt-making) by Torii KIYONAGA

Torii KIYONAGA

(Japan 1752 – 1815)

Title
(Girls carrying water for salt-making)
Other titles:
Girls at sea shore
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
1780s
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

66.7 x 11.1 cm

Signature & date
Signed l.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Kiyonaga ga [picture by Kiyonaga]". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1952
Accession number
8666
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Gary Hickey, Beauty & desire in Edo period Japan, Parkes, 1998, 50, 51 (colour illus.), 71. plate no. 7

Verlie Just, Four Centuries of Ukiyo-e Prints, Brisbane, 1997. cat.no. 12

Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994. cat.no. M11

KUKI Shûzô, Reflections on Japanese taste: the structure of iki, Sydney, 1997, 110 (illus.).

Exhibition history (3)

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

Four Centuries of Ukiyo-e Prints, Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, 07 May 1997–27 Jul 1997

Beauty and Desire in Edo period Japan, National Gallery of Australia, Parkes, 06 Jun 1998–09 Aug 1998

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