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Nine-tailed fox reflected in a mirror: P.344-1937

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Nine-tailed fox reflected in a mirror


Designer: Goshichi, Harukawa




Surimono. Colour print from woodblocks, with metallic pigment and blind embossing (karazuri). Shikishi-ban. Signed: Harukawa Goshichi sha. Producer’s seal: Tani Seikô. c.1822-30.

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century
Circa 1822 - Circa 1830

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Techniques used in production

Woodcut : Metallic pigment and blind embossing
Colour printing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.344-1937
Primary reference Number: 182285
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 February 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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