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Title

(Samurai and attendant)

19th century


Artist

Ônishi Chinnen

Japan

1792 - 1851


Details


Other Title

Samurai and taikomochi ["drum-carrier" or attendant]


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

19th century


Media category

Painting


Materials used

hanging scroll; ink and light colour on paper


Dimensions

61.0 x 27.0 cm image; 139.0 x 29.6 x 34.5 cm scroll


Signature & date

Signed l.r.corner, in Japanese [inscribed in ink] "Onishi Chinnen [artist's seal]". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1980


Location

Not on display


Accession number

245.1980


Artist information

Ônishi Chinnen

Works in the collection

2


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, 7. cat.no. 3.3

Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994, not paginated. cat.no. C2

Jackie Menzies, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Asian Art', pg. 85-103, Sydney, 1981, 97 (illus.). cat.no. 97