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Woodblock print - Owari-ya ge-zashiki no dzu
  • Owari-ya ge-zashiki no dzu
    Utagawa Kunisada I, born 1786 - died 1864
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Owari-ya ge-zashiki no dzu

  • Object:

    Woodblock print

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    1786-1864 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Utagawa Kunisada I, born 1786 - died 1864 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printing, colour print from wood blocks on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Sir Edward David Stern (part of the Sir Edward David Stern collection).

  • Museum number:

    E.258-1934

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Landscape format triptych, depicting six elaborately dressed courtesans, and seveal attendants, on a balcony, overlooking a sheet of water. The women are surrounded by cherry blossom. The triptych is signed 'Baichoro Kunisada hitsu, to special order.'

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Date

1786-1864 (made)

Artist/maker

Utagawa Kunisada I, born 1786 - died 1864 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Printing, colour print from wood blocks on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Baichoro Kunisada hitsu, to special order.
Signed

Dimensions

Height: 13.25 in, Width: 28.125 in

Descriptive line

'Owari-ya ge-zashiki no dzu.', woodblock print by Kunisada, Japan, 1786-1864.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings Accessions 1934 London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1935

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Block printing

Subjects depicted

Obi; Kimono; Courtesans; Cherry blossom; Servants; Water

Categories

Prints

Collection

East Asia Collection

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