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Title

Life-size puppets: Okane of Omi appeasing a prancing horse

1856


Artist

Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III

Japan

1786 - 1865


Details


Alternative title

Fûryû iki ningyô: Ômi Okane


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1856


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodblock print; ink and colour on paper


Dimensions

35.2 x 49.0 cm :

a - left sheet - horse and man, 35.2 x 24.3 cm

b - right sheet - man and woman, 35.2 x 24.7 cm


Signature & date

Signed l.l. [part a], in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Ichijusai Kunisada ga [picture by Ichijusai Kunisada]". Not dated.
Signed l.r. [part b], in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Kôchôrô Kunisada ga [picture by Kôchôrô Kunisada]. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Roderick Bain 1997


Location

Not on display


Accession number

170.1997.a-b


Artist information

Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III

Works in the collection

50


Place

Where the work was made
Japan