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Daiku Rokusa: P.72-1999

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Daiku Rokusa
Translated as: Rokusa the Carpenter


Kunisada, Utagawa (Designer)
Uoya Eikichi (Publisher)
Yokokawa Takejirô (Blockcutter)


Colour print from woodblocks, Toyokuni ga. Uoya Eikichi. Hori-ko Yokokawa Take. Suri-ko ?Naka-Kane? (Chuken). 1858/6


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

Place(s) associated

  • Edo ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD/CE 1858-06

School or Style

Ukiyo-e Japanese

Materials used in production

Coloured ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of Japanese paper Sheet: Height 372 mm Width 259 mm

Techniques used in production

Nishiki-e Colour printing Woodcut

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Toyokuni ga
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Signature
  • Text: Uoya Eikichi
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Publisher's mark
  • Text: Hori-kô Yokokawa Take
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Blockcutter's seal
  • Text: Suri-kô ?Naka-Kane (?Chûken)
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Censor's seal
  • Text: 1858/6
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.72-1999
Primary reference Number: 9465
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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