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Title

(Girl with koto)

post 1716

Artist

Nishikawa Sukenobu

Japan

1671 – 1750

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
    Date
    post 1716
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    woodblock print; ink on paper
    Dimensions
    26.3 x 17.9 cm
    Signature & date

    Signed u.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Yamato-e-shi Nishikawa Sukenobu hitsu [Drawn by Nishikawa Sukenobu, yamato-e painter]". Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1930
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    4349
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Nishikawa Sukenobu

    Works in the collection

    3

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  • About

    Sukenobu was a leading Kyoto master who turned from classical subjects to the depiction of contemporary life. This image is a fine example of a 'sumizuri-e' (ink print), the basis of all prints.

    The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.248.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications

  • Provenance

    Samurai Shōkai, Yokohama/Kanagawa/Japan, purchased by the Art Gallery of New South Wales 1930.

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