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Title

Daybreak at licensed quarters, from the series One hundred famous views of Edo


Artist

Andô/Utagawa HIROSHIGE

Japan

1797 - 1858


Details


Other Title

Yoshiwara, early morning


Alternative title

Meisho Edo hyakkei: kakuchû shinonome


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1857


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour woodcut


Dimensions

34.1 x 22.5 cm image; 35.5 x 24.5 cm sheet


Signature & date

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


Credit

Purchased 1961


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DO15.1961


Artist information

Andô/Utagawa HIROSHIGE

Works in the collection

23


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 7. cat.no. 3.5

Gary Hickey, Beauty & desire in Edo period Japan, 'Pleasure Town', pg. 25-36, Parkes, 1998, 24 (colour illus.), 25, 70. fig.no. 17. In this publication this work is titled 'Kakuchû shinonome [Dawn in the licenced quarters]'.

Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994. cat.no. C12