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Title

The chapter 'Hana-no-en' from the 'Tale of Genji'

circa 1815-1842


Artist

Hosoda Eishi

Japan

1756 - 1829


Details


Other Title

Prince Genji in peory garden, The flower fest of Genji


Alternative title

Genji Hana no en


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

circa 1815-1842


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour woodcut


Dimensions

32.2 x 22.1 cm image; 32.6 x 22.5 cm sheet


Signature & date

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


Credit

Purchased 1930


Location

Not on display


Accession number

4354


Artist information

Hosoda Eishi

Works in the collection

3


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 7. cat.no. 2.1

Ramona Koval, 24 Hours, 'Rising son', pp.28-30, New South Wales, Mar 2003, 29 (colour illus.).

Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994, not paginated. cat. no. L1

NARAZAKI, Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections: Vol V: British Museum II, Tokyo. colour plate 186