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Title

Onoe Baiko as spirit of cherry tree

circa 1830


Artist

Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III

Japan

1786 - 1865


Details


Alternative title

Komachi-zakura no sei Onoe Baikô


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

circa 1830


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodblock print; ink and colour on paper


Dimensions

37.5 x 26.3 cm image; 38.6 x 26.5 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed c.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Kunisada ga [picture by Kunisada]". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Roderick Bain 1997


Location

Not on display


Accession number

164.1997


Artist information

Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III

Works in the collection

50


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


IWAI Hiromi, Nihon no yôkai, Tokyo, Apr 1995, 74 (colour illus.).