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An image of The fifth month by Hosoda EISHI

Hosoda EISHI

(Japan 1756 – 1829)

Title
The fifth month
Other titles:
The fifth month from the series Five Festivals à la mode
Alternative title:
Fûryû Go Sekku
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
circa 1815-1842
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

37.7 x 24.2 cm

Signature & date
Signed c.r., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Eishi zu [picture by Eishi]". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1961
Accession number
DO2.1961
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'The Floating World', Sydney, 2003, 250 (colour illus.).

Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994, not paginated. cat. no. M4

Exhibition history (3)

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1961, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Apr 1962–25 May 1962

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

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