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Title

Tôsei Fûzoku Gojûban Uta-awase: Jô,

Mar 1907


Artist

Asai Chû

Japan

1856 - 1907


Details


Alternative title

Fifty modern genre scenes compared in verse: Vol.1


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

Mar 1907


Media categories

Print , Book


Materials used

bound book: 30 leaves, 26 prints, colour woodcut


Dimensions

24.9 x 16.8 cm leaf; 24.9 x 18.1 x 1.4 cm closed book; 24.9 x 34.1 cm open book :

b - Untitled (the first Dietman and the hostess), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf f (page 2)

c - Untitled (a scrounger and a maidservant), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf g (page 3)

d - Untitled (a geisha and a doctor), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf h (page 4)

e - Untitled (an actor and a sumô wrestler), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf i (page 5)

f - Untitled (a Shinto priest and a Buddhist priest), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf j (page 6)

g - Untitled (a public servant and a caretaker), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf k (page 7)

h - Untitled (an old woman from the countryside and a midwife), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf l (page 8)

i - Untitled (a tatami mat maker and a shoemaker), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf m (page 9)

j - Untitled (a man and a modern woman), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf n (page 10)

k - Untitled (a woman and a soldier going to the front), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf o (page 11)

l - Untitled (a fishmonger and a butcher), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf p (page 12)

m - Untitled (a missionary and a shrine maiden), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf q (page 13)

n - Untitled (a candy man and a musician), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf r (page 14)

o - Untitled (a woman from Ohara and a fisherman), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf s (page 15)

p - Untitled (a village headman and a primary school teacher), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf t (page 16)

q - Untitled (an entertainer and a man), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf u (page 17)

r - Untitled (a rickshaw man and a cowboy), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf v (page 18)

s - Untitled (a tofu seller man and a stonecutter), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf w (page 19)

t - Untitled (a singer of Chûkai song and a singer of Jôruri), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf x (page 20)

u - Untitled (a desperado and a moneylender), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf y (page 21)

v - Untitled (a woman and a ticket examiner), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf z (page 22)

w - Untitled (a fireman and a policeman), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf aa (page 23)

x - Untitled (a guide and a waiter), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf bb (page 24)

y - Untitled (a painter of Western-style paintings and a painter of Japanese-style paintings), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf cc (page 25)

z - Untitled (a lithograph engraver and a wood engraver), 21 x 15.1 cm, image; leaf dd (page 26)


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1989


Location

Not on display


Accession number

345.1989.1.a-dd


Artist information

Asai Chû

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Japan