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Title

Song of farewell for a departing couple

1862

Artist

Ryōko

Japan

  • Details

    Other Title
    Announcement of a Kabuki play, A gidayû verse: song of farewell for a departing couple
    Alternative title
    Michiyuki sabishi (tabiji) no hanamuke
    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
    Date
    1862
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    colour woodcut
    Dimensions
    38.0 x 24.9 cm image; 38.0 x 25.5 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Ryôko gi...(illeg.)" [and artist's seal].
    Not dated.

    Credit
    Bequest of Ryder Walter Griffiths Swinson 1968
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    DO20.1968
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Ryōko

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications