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Title

Lady Kesa, wife of Watanabe Wataru

1844-1847


Artist

Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III

Japan

1786 - 1865


Details


Other Title

Woman combing


Alternative title

Watanabe Wataru no tsuma: Kesa gozen


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1844-1847


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodblock print; ink and colour on paper


Dimensions

35.3 x 23.6 cm


Signature & date

Signed l.r., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Ichiyôsai Toyokuni ga [picture by Ichiyôsai Toyokuni]" [and artist's seal]. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1930


Location

Not on display


Accession number

4359


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 1 publication

Bibliography


Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994, not paginated. cat. no. K8