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Playing the four-stringed fiddle: P.251-1937

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Playing the four-stringed fiddle


Designer: Eisen, Keisai




Surimono. Colour print from woodblocks with metallic pigments and blind embossing (karazuri). Poets: Fuenoya Otoyoshi; Edanoya Kacho. Date: 1822 (Year of the Horse).

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th century
Production date: AD 1822

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Techniques used in production

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.251-1937
Primary reference Number: 182214
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 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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