Rooster

Painting
ca. 1808-1809 (made)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) is perhaps Japan's most famous artist. He is best known for his designs for prints and printed books, although later in life he seems to have focussed increasingly on paintings. This painting of a chicken is one of seven paintings by the artist mounted in an album. Interestingly, Hokusai was well known for his representations of chickens and other fowl.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Ink and colour on paper
Brief Description
Page from an album with an image depicting a rooster by Katsushika Hokusai, painted in ink and colour on paper, Japan, circa 1808-1809
Physical Description
Page from an album with an image depicting a rooster painted in ink and colour on paper
Dimensions
  • Height: 263mm
  • Width: 382mm
Style
Credit line
Given by the Misses Alexander
Subjects depicted
Summary
Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) is perhaps Japan's most famous artist. He is best known for his designs for prints and printed books, although later in life he seems to have focussed increasingly on paintings. This painting of a chicken is one of seven paintings by the artist mounted in an album. Interestingly, Hokusai was well known for his representations of chickens and other fowl.
Associated Objects
Collection
Accession Number
E.1306-1916

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record createdOctober 24, 2006
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