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Title

Variety of darkness: evening darkness

1854


Artist

Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III

Japan

1786 - 1865


Details


Other Title

Mitate variety of darkness: evening darkness


Alternative title

Mitate yami tukushi: yoi yami: dote no Naroku


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1854


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodblock print; ink and colour on paper


Dimensions

35.5 x 24.6 cm


Signature & date

Signed l.r.[ in cartouche], in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Toyokuni-ga [picture by Toyokuni]".
Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1995


Location

Not on display


Accession number

210.1995


Artist information

Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III

Works in the collection

50


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Gary Hickey, Beauty & desire in Edo period Japan, 'Pleasure Town', pg. 25-36, Parkes, 1998, 31, 32 (colour illus.), 71. fig.no. 26

Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'The Floating World', Sydney, 2003, 254 (colour illus.).