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Title

The hour of the Ox

1812


Artist

Kikukawa Eizan

Japan

1787 - 1867


Details


Alternative title

Seirô jûni toki: Yoru ushi no koku


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1812


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour woodcut


Dimensions

39.4 x 25.8 cm


Signature & date

Signed l.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Kiku Eizan hitsu [picutre by Kiku Eizan]". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1961


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DO31.1961


Artist information

Kikukawa Eizan

Works in the collection

5


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994, not paginated. cat. no. C10