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An image of Presentation (mitate) of the story of the courtesan Takao by Chôtensai EIJU

Chôtensai EIJU

(Japan  – )

Title
Presentation (mitate) of the story of the courtesan Takao
Other titles:
Fishing
Untitled
Alternative title:
Mitate Takao-dayû
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
late 1790s
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

25.4 x 38.5 cm image; 25.5 x 39.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Chôtensai Eiju ga [picture by Chôtensai Eiju] " . Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1961
Accession number
DO3.1961
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994, not paginated. cat. no. C3

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