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Title

Catching fireflies: Miyagi Asojirô

1855

Artist

  • Details

    Alternative title
    Miyagi Asojirô
    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Ansei era 1854 - 1860 Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
    Date
    1855
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    woodblock print; ink and colour on paper
    Dimensions
    35.8 x 24.3 cm image; 36.2 x 24.3 cm sheet
    Signature & date

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

    Credit
    Gift of Dr Roderick Bain 1997
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    165.1997
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Utagawa Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

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

    • Glorious, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 May 2017–06 Jan 2019

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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