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Hikaru Uji iso asobi: P.5-2010

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Hikaru Uji iso asobi
Translated as: The Shining Prince amusing himself at the seashore


Designer: Kunisada, Utagawa




Colour print from woodblocks. Ôban format triptych, signed: kikô [on request] Toyokuni ga, blocks cut by Hori Yoshi. Published by Mikawaya Tetsugorô, date seal: Horse 6 (06/1858), with the cartouche reading ‘Picture of the sea bed’ (Minasoko no zu) by the image of the diver on the right sheet.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2010) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


19th Century
Production date: AD 1858-06

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Techniques used in production

Colour printing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.5-2010
Primary reference Number: 183056
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 February 2023 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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