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Title

(Kabuki scene from Meiboku Sendaihagi)

1847-1852


Artist

Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III

Japan

1786 - 1865


Details


Other Title

(Kabuki scene from Garan Sendaihagi)


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1847-1852


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodblock print; ink and colour on paper, ôban triptych


Dimensions

34.0 x 74.0 cm :

a - left sheet, 36.5 x 24.8 cm, sheet

b - centre sheet, 36.5 x 24.9 cm, sheet

c - right sheet, 36.5 x 24.9 cm, sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.l. [parts a and c] "Ichiyôsai Toyokuni ga [picture by Ichiyôsai Toyokuni]" [and artist's seal]. Not dated.
Signed l.l. [part b] "Kôchôrô Toyokuni ga [picture by Kôchôrô Toyokuni]" [and artist's seal]. Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Sir James Plimsoll 1989


Location

Not on display


Accession number

40.1997.a-c


Artist information

Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III

Works in the collection

50


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 7. cat.no. 3.9

Amber Daines, Look, 'Japanese Fashion Illustrated', pg. 17-18, Sydney, Aug 2003, 17 (colour illus.).