FILTER RESULTS × Close
Skip to Content ☰ Open Filter >>

Woodblock


Image: Woodblock

Photo Credit: photo: J. Giammatteo
View
Zoomable Image

Bookmark (persistent url): https://dac-collection.wesleyan.edu/objects-1/info/14033

Woodblock

ca. 1807-1818
19th century
160 x 267 mm (6.3 x 10.5 in.)

Kunisada Utagawa, aka Kôchôrô, Toyokuni II, Japanese, (1786–1864)

Object Type: matrices
Medium and Support: Cherry wood carved on both sides
Edition: Kunisada began to produce his first book illustrations in 1807. Carved on both sides for book illustrations or surimono, this is one of two blocks in the collection for “Ona Masakado,” the story of a warrior during the Gempe era.
Marks: Inscribed in ink in Japanese characters, on paper affixed to sides of blocks: “Kunisada / The Early Years / The Reign Period”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Purchased by the donor from a New York dealer in 1953.
Credit Line: Gift of Joe Lucca in honor of Russell T. Limbach, 1991
Accession Number: 1991.14.1

Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keyword
This object has the following keywords:
  • matrices
  • printmaking - Use for the activity of producing prints as works of art; for the specific processes employed, use such terms as "intaglio printing" or "mezzotint." For the production of other types of printed material, use "printing." [April 1993 related terms added. October 1991 scope note changed; descriptor moved.]
  • printmaking techniques
  • Ukiyo-e

Dimensions
  • image Dimensions: 160 x 267 mm (6.3 x 10.5 in.)

DAC Downloadable Open Access Image

Please see the DAC Open Access Images Policy and ReadMe PDF. This policy is similar to the concise No Known Copyright statement at RightsStatements.org.

To download an image, control-click or right-click on a link below, then select "Download," "Save Link," or a similar choice in your web browser.

DAC Open Access Image: JPEG, < 2 MB (Help)

DAC Open Access Image: TIFF, ~20-40 MB (Help)

Please use this image credit line:
Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: J. Giammatteo) .


Your search criteria: Objects is "Woodblock".

View current selection of records as: