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Title

Crossing the Sumida river at night

1855

Artist

Toyohara Kunichika

Japan

1835 – 1900

  • Details

    Other Title
    Crossing the Sumida River, Tokyo, by night
    Alternative title
    Sumidagawa yoru watasi no zu
    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Ansei era 1854 - 1860 Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
    Date
    1855
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    colour woodcut; ôban triptych
    Dimensions

    a - left image - seated female, 35 x 72 cm

    b - centre image - two females, one standing and holds a lantern and one is seated, 35 x 72 cm

    c - right image - a male steers the boat beside a seated female, 35 x 72 cm

    Signature & date

    Signed l.l. [part a], in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Toyokuni monjin Kunichika ga [picture by Kunichika, Toyokuni's disiple]".
    Signed l.l. [part b], in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Kunichika ga [picture by Kunichika]".
    Signed l.r. [part c], in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Kunichika ga [picture by Kunichika]".
    Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1958
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    9734.a-c
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Toyohara Kunichika

    Works in the collection

    18

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

Other works by Toyohara Kunichika

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