Oiran standing beneath a tree
Place where the work was made
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.
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, Parkes, 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, 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.).
Jackie Menzies, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Asian Art', pg. 85-103, Sydney, 1981, 100 (illus.), 101. cat.no. 31
Unknown, Art of the Brush - Chinese & Japanese painting calligraphy, Sydney, 1995, 24 (illus.).
Unknown, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994. cat.no. C26
Unknown and Unknown, Asian Collection Handbook, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Japanese Painting', pg. 53-69, Sydney, 1990, 62 (illus.).