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Title

(Girls carrying water for salt-making)

1780s


Artist

Kiyonaga Torii

Japan

1752 - 1815


Details


Other Title

Girls at sea shore


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1780s


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour woodcut


Dimensions

66.7 x 11.1 cm


Signature & date

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


Credit

Purchased 1952


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8666


Artist information

Kiyonaga Torii

Works in the collection

3


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Gary Hickey, Beauty & desire in Edo period Japan, Parkes, 1998, 50, 51 (colour illus.), 71. plate no. 7

Verlie Just, Four Centuries of Ukiyo-e Prints, Brisbane, 1997. cat.no. 12

Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994. cat.no. M11

KUKI Shûzô, Reflections on Japanese taste: the structure of iki, Sydney, 1997, 110 (illus.).