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Title

Women gathering clams at low tide

circa 1800-circa 1804


Artist

Tamagawa Shūchō

Japan


Details


Other Titles

Gathering shellfish

(Woman and child gathering clams)


Alternative title

(Shiohigari)


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

circa 1800-circa 1804


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour woodcut; ôban triptych


Dimensions

a - left image - two women and a child, 39.2 x 21.8 cm

b - centre image - two women and a man, 32.9 x 21.3 cm

c - right image - two women, 32.9 x 21.8 cm


Signature & date

Signed l.l. [part a], in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Shûchô ga [picture by Shûchô]". Not dated.
Signed l.r. [part b and part c], in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Shûchô ga [picture by Shûchô]". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1950


Accession number

8359.a-c


Artist information

Tamagawa Shūchō

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history