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Title

Crayfish

circa 1893


Artist

Shibata Zeshin

Japan

1807 - 1891


Details


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

circa 1893


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodblock print, sumi ink


Dimensions

29.4 x 44.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.l., in Japanese, ink [stamped] "Zeshin [artist's seal]". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

361.1977


Artist information

Shibata Zeshin

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Edmund Capon, The Connoisseur, 'Far Eastern Art in the Art Gallery of New South Wales', pg. 22-29, London, May 1980, 27 (illus.).

Jackie Menzies, The Australian Antique Collector, 'Recent Japanese Acquisitions at the Art Gallery of New South Wales', pg. 90-95, Chippendale, Jan 1981-Jun 1981, 93 (illus.).