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Honchô jimbutsu shi: P.58-1999

Object information

Titles

Honchô jimbutsu shi
Translated as: Historical Personages of Our Land

Maker(s)

Kunisada, Utagawa (Designer)
Izumiya Ichibei (Publisher)

Description

Sheet divided with bust portraits of six actors. Colour print from woodblocks, Oju Toyokuni ga. Izumiya Ichibei. Murata & Yoneyoshi. 1847-52

Notes

History note: Private collection, Boston; Israel Goldman

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam with the aid of the MGC Purchase Grant Fund and the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: ôban mm

Place(s) associated

  • Edo ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1999) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Circa 1847 - 1852

School or Style

Ukiyo-e Japanese

Materials used in production

Coloured ink

Components of the work

Support composed of Japanese paper

Techniques used in production

Nishiki-e Colour printing Woodcut

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Ôju Toyokuni ga
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Izumiya Ichibei
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Publisher's mark
  • Text: Murata and Yoneyoshi
  • Method of creation: Stamped
  • Type: Censor's seal

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.58-1999
Primary reference Number: 9450
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Honchô jimbutsu shi" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/9450 Accessed: 2022-07-01 12:49:02

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