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Boy playing with a fragment of ice: P.243-1937

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Boy playing with a fragment of ice


Designer: Eisen, Keisai




Surimono. Colour print from woodblocks with metallic pigments and blind embossing (karazuri). Poets: Shinshutei Shigekado (of Morioka); Shinshotei Sanenori; Shinratei Manzo; Yomo no Utagaki Magao. Date: mid to late 1820s.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1937) by Barron, E. Evelyn


19th century
Circa 1825 - Circa 1829

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Techniques used in production

Woodcut : With metallic pigments and blind embossing (karazuri)
Colour printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.243-1937
Primary reference Number: 182209
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 15 February 2021 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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