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Title

Treasure children, a set of three

circa 1740-circa 1765


Artist

Okumura Masanobu

Japan

1686 - 1764


Details


Alternative title

Kodakara sambuku tsui


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

circa 1740-circa 1765


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour woodcut


Dimensions

29.8 x 42.5 cm


Signature & date

Signed c.l. [left image], in Japanese, ink [incised into block] "Hôgetsudô Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu ga [picture by Hôgetsudô Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu". Not dated.
Signed u.l. [centre image], in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Hôgetsudô Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu ga [picture by Hôgetsudô Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu". Not dated.
Signed l.l. [centre image], in Japanese, ink "Tanchôsai [artist's seals]". Not dated.
Signed l.r. [right image], in Japanese, ink [incised into block] "Hôgetsudô Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu ga [picture by Hôgetsudô Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu". Not dated.
Signed l.r. [right sheet], in Japanese, "Tanchôsai [artist's seals]". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

221.1977


Artist information

Okumura Masanobu

Works in the collection

3


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 8. cat.no. 3.13

Verlie Just, Four Centuries of Ukiyo-e Prints, Brisbane, 1997. cat.no. 6

Sotheby's London (Editor), Sotheby's London: Henri Vever collection, Part III, London, Mar 1977, 16 (illus.). cat. no.17