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Title

Yashio, from the series ‘One hundred roles of [Onoe] Baikō’

1893-1894

Artist

Toyohara Toyohara Kunichika

Japan

1835 – 1900

  • Details

    Other Title
    Yashio (Sendaihagi)
    Alternative title
    Baikô hyaku-shyu no uchi: Yashio ...
    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Meiji period 1868 - 1912 → Japan
    Date
    1893-1894
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    colour woodcut
    Dimensions
    34.5 x 23.2 cm
    Signature & date

    Signed c.r., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Toyohara Kunichika hitsu [picture by Toyohara Kunichika]" [and artist's seal]. Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Dr Roderick Bain 1997
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    161.1997
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Toyohara Toyohara Kunichika

    Works in the collection

    18

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  • About

    Produced in the mid to late 19th century, the period often referred to as the 'decadent' period of ukiyo-e; the subject matter reflect the feeling of unrest in Japan when the Shogunate Government was losing its grip on the rising powers of merchants & progressive regions. The subtlety of the pleasure seeking 'floating world' of earlier times gave way to depictions of emotional drama or violence taken from historical battles, stories of heroic deeds & the kabuki theatre.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

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