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Shokunin 職人 (Artisans) / Imayo mitate shi-no-ko-sho 今様見立士農工商 (A Modern-day Match-up with the Four Estates)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1907,0531,0.204

  • Title (object)

    • Shokunin 職人 (Artisans)

    Title (series)

    • Imayo mitate shi-no-ko-sho 今様見立士農工商 (A Modern-day Match-up with the Four Estates)
  • Description

    Woodblock, triptych, mitate. A group of women enacting the process of carving woodblocks and printing woodblock prints.

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1857
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 36.5 centimetres (right)
    • Width: 25.6 centimetres (right)
    • Height: 36.8 centimetres (centre)
    • Width: 25.4 centimetres (centre)
    • Height: 36.5 centimetres (left)
    • Width: 25.6 centimetres (left)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Imayo Mitate Shi-no-ko-sho
      • Inscription Comment

        series title
      • Inscription Type

        signature
      • Inscription Comment

        Toyokuni
      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Comment

        seal(date.Snake 8)
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Shokunin
      • Inscription Comment

        item title
      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Comment

        seal(censor)
      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Comment

        seal(publisher's.Uo-Ei)
  • Bibliography

    • Binyon 1916 87 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:
    2017 25 May-16 July, London, BM, Room 3, Asahi Shimbun Display, 'Japanese Woodblock Printing'

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1907

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    1907,0531,0.204

  • Additional IDs

    • B87
COMPASS Title: Utagawa Kunisada, Imaginary scene of women prodcing woodblock prints, a triptych of colour woodblock prints;Utagawa Kunisada, Imaginary scene of women prodcing woodblock prints, a triptych of colour woodblock prints

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COMPASS Title: Utagawa Kunisada, Imaginary scene of women prodcing woodblock prints, a triptych of colour woodblock prints;Utagawa Kunisada, Imaginary scene of women prodcing woodblock prints, a triptych of colour woodblock prints

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