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Title

Shôgatsu-ya (actor Sakata Hangorô III )

1794


Artist

Utagawa Toyokuni

Japan

1769 - 1825


Details


Other Title

The actor Sakata Hangoro III as the Daimyo Abe No Mumeto


Alternative title

Yakusha butai no sugata-e: Shôgatsu-ya


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1794


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodblock print; ink and colour on paper


Dimensions

37.3 x 24.5 cm image; 37.3 x 25.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

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


Credit

Purchased 1961


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DO4.1961


Artist information

Utagawa Toyokuni

Works in the collection

12


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 8. cat.no. 3.27

Editional Committee of the Ukiyo-e Encyclopedia (Editor), Ukiyo-e Dai-hyakkajiten, Tokyo, 1982, vol.8/ 48 (colour illus.).

Yoshida Teruji, Ukiyo-e Jiten, Japan, 1990, vol.3/ 364-8 (illus.).