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Title

Song of farewell for a departing couple


Artist

RYÔKO

Japan


Details


Other Title

Announcement of a Kabuki play, A gidayû verse: song of farewell for a departing couple


Alternative title

Michiyuki sabishi (tabiji) no hanamuke


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DO20.1968


Artist information

RYÔKO

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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