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Artist/makerKatsukawa Shunshō (1726 - 1793) (designer)
Date1771 - 1772
Material and technique
nishiki-e (full colour) woodblock print
Dimensionspage 32 x 14.3 cm (height x width)
No. of items
Presented by Mrs E. M. Allan and Mr and Mrs H. N. Spalding from the Herbert H. Jennings Collection, 1952.
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Glossary of terms
Nishiki-e literally means 'brocade pictures' and refers to multi-coloured woodblock prints.
Clark, Timothy, Osamu Ueda, and Donald Jenkins, The Actor's Image: Print Makers of the Katsukawa School, ed. Naomi Noble Richard (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago in association with Princeton University Press, 1994), p. 60
Seaman, Joyce, Manjū: Netsuke from the Collection of the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2013), illus. p. 8 fig. 15