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Title

(Kabuki scene - story of Izutsu Kumenosuke)

1857


Artist

Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III

Japan

1786 - 1865


Details


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1857


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodblock print; ink and colour on paper


Dimensions

36.9 x 75.3 cm image; 37.5 x 76.1 cm sheet :

a - left sheet - woman, 36.9 x 25 cm, image

a - left sheet - woman, 37.5 x 25.2 cm, sheet

b - centre sheet - two men, 36.7 x 25.3 cm, image

b - centre sheet - two men, 37.5 x 25.7 cm, sheet

c - right sheet - man, 36.9 x 25 cm, image

c - right sheet - man, 37.5 x 25.2 cm, sheet


Signature & date

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

171.1997.a-c


Artist information

Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III

Works in the collection

50


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 7. cat.no. 3.8