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Title:

Yoshiwara Street at Night

Maker:

Kunisada, Utagawa; designer; Japanese artist, 1786-1865

Category:

print

Name:

surimono

Date:

circa 1819

School/Style:

Japanese

Period:

19th century

Description:

Colour print from woodblocks with metallic pigment for the poems and white pigment for the stars, shishikiban format surimono. Signed Kunisada ga on the street lamp, and with printer's seal of Ryûsai Chimata (Inô Naojirô), poem by Danjûrô Emba (1743-1822), and collector’s stamp of Henri Vever.

Technique(s):

woodcut
colour printing

Dimension(s):

height
width

Acquisition:

given; 2007; The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Accession:

Object Number: P.174-2007
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 183055; input: 2011-03-29; modified: 2014-01-15)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/183055