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An image of Song of farewell for a departing couple by RYÔKO

RYÔKO

(Japan  – )

Title
Song of farewell for a departing couple
Other titles:
Announcement of a Kabuki play, A gidayû verse: song of farewell for a departing couple
Alternative title:
Michiyuki sabishi (tabiji) no hanamuke
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
1862
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

38.0 x 24.9 cm image; 38.0 x 25.5 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.r., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Ryôko gi...(illeg.)" [and artist's seal]. Not dated.
Credit
Bequest of Ryder Walter Griffiths Swinson 1968
Accession number
DO20.1968
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Editional Committee of the Ukiyo-e Encyclopedia (Editor), Ukiyo-e Dai-hyakkajiten, Tokyo, 1982, vol.2 p.108 (colour illus.). plate no.566

Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994, not paginated. cat.no. K21

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