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Title

Suhara - Narihira and Empress Nijo

1852


Artist

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Japan

1797 - 1861


Details


Other Title

Sixty-nine stations of Kiso-kaido: Suhara - Narihara and Empress Nijo


Alternative title

Kiso kaidô rokujû-kyû tsugi no uchi Suhara Narihira Nijô-no kisaki


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1852


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodblock print; ink and colour on paper


Dimensions

35.5 x 24.0 cm


Signature & date

Signed l.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga [picture by Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi]" [and artist's seal]. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1995


Location

Not on display


Accession number

212.1995


Artist information

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Works in the collection

26


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 8 (colour illus.). cat.no. 2.5

Jackie Menzies, Look, 'Love at lunchtime: The 2012 Arts of Asia lecture series', pg.47, Sydney, Dec 2011-Jan 2012, 47 (colour illus.).