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Oranda Watari Meisho, 1856 / print by Utagawa Kunikazu

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Oranda Watari Meisho, 1856 / print by Utagawa Kunikazu

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V/295

Record identifier

9arpvmKn

Oranda Watari Meisho, 1856 / print by Utagawa Kunikazu

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Oranda Watari Meisho, 1856 / print by Utagawa Kunikazu

Full title

Oranda Watari Meisho, 1856 / print by Utagawa Kunikazu

Date

1856

Call Numbers

V/295

Record Identifier

9arpvmKn

Language

Japanese

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Physical Description

Contents

1 print - oban (25.4 x 38 cm) - woodblock, kappazuri

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Level of description

Fonds

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Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Published before 1955

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

The title of this print translates to ‘The birds of Europe’. It was producecd in 1856 as an advertisement for the sale of exotic birds by keeper Troiyaku Kumakichi. The parrots illustrated are unlikely to have come from Europe. Rather, this print reflects the interest in Europe many Japanese people had at this time, and the commerical decisions bas...

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Full title

Oranda Watari Meisho, 1856 / print by Utagawa Kunikazu

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

Description source

Translated title, name of artist, and name of bird keeper provided by vendor.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Peter Walker Fine Art, 'Prints of Japan', 11-27 June, 2015, Lot 13

Administrative / Biographical history

The artist, active in Osaka 1849-67, was a member of the Utagawa School, a group of woodblock print artists.

Reference:
Library correspondence file.

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V/295

Record Identifier

9arpvmKn

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1373614

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