Shiohi no Tsuto (Gifts from the Ebb Tide) by Kitagawa Utamaro

Album of Kyoka verse with woodblock illustrations in original binding.


Details

Medium:
Woodblock printed with special effects
Dimensions:
27 x 29 x 1 cm
Art Fund grant:
£29,000 ( Total: £58,000)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Israel Goldman

Printed using special techniques including blind-embossing, use of metals, mother-of-pearl or crushed shell.

Provenance

Unidentified sale number attached to top right corner of cover, bought from a book dealer by Israel Goldman in 1993

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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Sun & Bank Holidays 12noon – 5pm

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