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An image of Shôgatsu-ya (actor Sakata Hangorô III ) by Utagawa TOYOKUNI

Utagawa TOYOKUNI

(Japan 1769 – 1825)

Title
Shôgatsu-ya (actor Sakata Hangorô III )
Other titles:
The actor Sakata Hangoro III as the Daimyo Abe No Mumeto
Alternative title:
Yakusha butai no sugata-e: Shôgatsu-ya
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
1794
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

37.3 x 24.5 cm image; 37.3 x 25.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Sined l.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Toyokuni ga [picture by Toyokuni]". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1961
Accession number
DO4.1961
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 8. cat.no. 3.27

Editional Committee of the Ukiyo-e Encyclopedia (Editor), Ukiyo-e Dai-hyakkajiten, Tokyo, 1982, vol.8/ 48 (colour illus.).

YOSHIDA Teruji, Ukiyo-e Jiten, Japan, 1990, vol.3/ 364-8 (illus.).

Exhibition history (2)

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

Heroes and Villains, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 May 2001–19 Aug 2001