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Title

Courtesan standing beneath a tree

circa 1800


Artist

Kubo SHUNMAN

Japan

1757 - 1820


Details


Other Title

Oiran standing beneath a tree


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

circa 1800


Media categories

Painting , Calligraphy


Materials used

hanging scroll; ink and slight colour on silk


Dimensions

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.


Credit

Purchased 1980


Location

Not on display


Accession number

39.1980


Artist information

Kubo SHUNMAN

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


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 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.).

Jackie Menzies, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Asian Art', pg. 85-103, Sydney, 1981, 100 (illus.), 101. cat.no. 31