Skip to content

Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is open. We are observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Read the latest visit information, including hours

Collection

All

Search

Asian art

View More:


Title

A picturesque grove in summer

19th century


Artist

Honkô Honkô

Japan

1779 - 1847


Details


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

19th century


Media category

Painting


Materials used

hanging scroll; ink and colour on paper


Dimensions

126.0 x 69.0 cm image; 202.5 x 70.0 x 79.0 cm scroll


Signature & date

Signed u.l., in Japanese [inscribed in ink] "... Fugai sha [picture by Fugai] " [two artists seals]. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1980


Location

Not on display


Accession number

41.1980


Artist information

Honkô Honkô

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


  • The four seasons, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Jun 1989–Jul 1990

  • Art of the brush, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Sep 1995–12 Nov 1995


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Jackie Menzies, Art of the Brush - Chinese & Japanese painting calligraphy, Sydney, 1995, 21.

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, 92 (illus.).

Jackie Menzies, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Asian Art', pg. 85-103, Sydney, 1981, 98 (illus.). cat.no. 25

Jacqueline Menzies, The 4 seasons, 'Painting', not paginated., Sydney, 1989, (colour illus.) not paginated [chart].