- Other Title
- Oiran standing beneath a tree
- Place where the work was made
- Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
- circa 1800
- Media categories
- Scroll , Painting , Calligraphy
- Materials used
- hanging scroll; ink and slight colour on silk
- 94.3 x 31.7 cm image; 175.0 x 42.5 x 47.5 cm scroll
- Signature & date
Signed l.r., in Japanese, [inscribed in ink], "Shumman [artist's seal]". Not dated.
- Purchased 1980
- Not on display
- Accession number
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Where the work was made
Shown in 5 exhibitions
The Floating World Revisited:
The Floating World: Japan's World of transient pleasures, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 May 1994–17 Jul 1994
Art of the brush, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Sep 1995–12 Nov 1995
Beauty and Desire in Edo period Japan, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 06 Jun 1998–09 Aug 1998
Beyond Words: Calligraphic Traditions of Asia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Aug 2016–30 Apr 2017
Referenced in 5 publications
Jackie Menzies, Art of the Brush - Chinese & Japanese painting calligraphy, Sydney, 1995, 24 (illus.).
Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994. cat.no. C26
Jackie Menzies, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Asian Art', pg. 85-103, Sydney, 1981, 100 (illus.), 101. cat.no. 31
Jackie Menzies and Edmund Capon AM, OBE, Asian Collection Handbook, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Japanese Painting', pg. 53-69, Sydney, 1990, 62 (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, 94 (illus.).