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Title

Fair on the day of Rooster

1864


Artists

Suzuki/Utagawa HIROSHIGE II Suzuki/Utagawa

Japan

1826 - 1869

Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III

Japan

1786 - 1865


Details


Other Title

Fair


Alternative title

Edo jiman sanjû-rokkô: Tori no chô


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1864


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodblock print; ink and colour on paper


Dimensions

34.3 x 23.0 cm image; 36.6 x 25.3 cm sheet


Signature & date

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


Credit

Gift of Michael Gleeson-White 1988


Location

Not on display


Accession number

175.1988


Artist information

Suzuki/Utagawa HIROSHIGE II Suzuki/Utagawa

Works in the collection

5

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


Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994, not paginated. cat. no. M16