An image of (Girl with koto)

Nishikawa SUKENOBU

(Japan 1671 – 1750)

(Girl with koto)

Location
Not on display
Further information

Sukenobu was a leading Kyoto master who turned from classical subjects to the depiction of contemporary life. This image is a fine example of a 'sumizuri-e' (ink print), the basis of all prints.

The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.248.

Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615–1868
Year
post 1716
Media
Print
Medium
woodblock print; chûban tate-e
Dimensions
26.3 x 17.9 cm
Signature & date

Signed u.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Yamato-e-shi Nishikawa Sukenobu hitsu [Drawn by Nishikawa Sukenobu, yamato-e painter]". Not dated.

Credit
Purchased 1930
Accession number
4349