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Title

Three onnagata (female role actors)

1847-1852


Artist

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Japan

1797 - 1861


Details


Other Title

(Onnagata)


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1847-1852


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodblock print; ink and colour on paper


Dimensions

36.5 x 24.8 cm


Signature & date

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


Credit

Bequest of Kenneth Myer 1993


Location

Not on display


Accession number

596.1993


Artist information

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Works in the collection

26


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. K14