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Title

(Lovers in an eggplant field)

late 1760s-1770

Artist

Suzuki Harunobu

Japan

1725 - 1770

  • Details

    Other Title
    Girl and a young man
    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
    Date
    late 1760s-1770
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    woodblock print; ink and colour on paper
    Dimensions
    28.8 x 21.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Signed c.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Harunobu ga [picture by Harunobu]". Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1930
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    4350
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Suzuki Harunobu

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    Harunobu was one of the geniuses of 'ukiyo-e'. He is famous not only for the invention of the full-colour print, but also for the creation of images of sweet young beauties, as opposed to the sophisticates of the entertainment district.

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

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications

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