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Artist
Yoshu Chikanobu (1838 – 1912, Japanese)
Date
1878
Medium
coloured woodcut on paper
Catalogue Number
ChY.04.03 a-c
Description
(a) actor costumed with flowing mane, peonies on his hat and in his hand, wearing blue robes (b) 37.1 x 25.0/35.7 x 24.5 actor with long flowing white mane, also with peonies on his hat and in hand, wearing red robes (c)37.1 x 25.0/36.0 x 24.5 actor with flowing mane, purple robes, with large peoni…
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Artist
Yoshu Chikanobu (1838 – 1912, Japanese)
Title
Dancing Lions
Date
1878
Medium
coloured woodcut on paper
Dimensions
37.1 x 25.0 cm
Description
(a) actor costumed with flowing mane, peonies on his hat and in his hand, wearing blue robes (b) 37.1 x 25.0/35.7 x 24.5 actor with long flowing white mane, also with peonies on his hat and in hand, wearing red robes (c)37.1 x 25.0/36.0 x 24.5 actor with flowing mane, purple robes, with large peonies in the background. All actors hats have bells around the brim.
Subject
figure, male
activity
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
ChY.04.03 a-c
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Artist
Sakurai Seppo (1753 – 1824, Japanese)
Date
1870 – 1890
Medium
wood; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.08.0261 a,b
Description
Palmate, flat fans with carved, black gold lacquer handles with purple tassels. (a) lady in a house reading, lady is quilted to create relief. Lamp, books and table and teapot are appliqued cut outs;. Calligraphy and chop mark on right. Obverse of fan is trellis and blossoms (b) two ladies with …
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Artist
Sakurai Seppo (1753 – 1824, Japanese)
Title
fan
Date
1870 – 1890
Medium
wood; fibre
Dimensions
0.7 x 23.0 x 35.8 cm
Description
Palmate, flat fans with carved, black gold lacquer handles with purple tassels. (a) lady in a house reading, lady is quilted to create relief. Lamp, books and table and teapot are appliqued cut outs;. Calligraphy and chop mark on right. Obverse of fan is trellis and blossoms (b) two ladies with insect cage, hunting in reeds. Ladies and cage quilted to create relief. Calligraphy and chop mark on right, obverse plain. Both fans are fabric over bamboo or reed with painted and appliqued designs.
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0261 a,b
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Flower Viewing on the Boat

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Artist
Yoshu Chikanobu (1838 – 1912, Japanese)
Date
1879
Medium
woodblock on paper
Catalogue Number
ChY.04.14 a-c
Description
This triptych features 16 women viewing flowers and fish from 2 boats and a dock. The first panel has 5 women all looking down towards the water. They are standing on a dock. In the tlc a tree is in blossom these blossoms stretch all the way into the third panel. A long boat intersects the 1st…
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Artist
Yoshu Chikanobu (1838 – 1912, Japanese)
Title
Flower Viewing on the Boat
Date
1879
Medium
woodblock on paper
Dimensions
37 x 75 cm
Description
This triptych features 16 women viewing flowers and fish from 2 boats and a dock. The first panel has 5 women all looking down towards the water. They are standing on a dock. In the tlc a tree is in blossom these blossoms stretch all the way into the third panel. A long boat intersects the 1st, second and third panels. in this long decorative boat are 7 woman. One woman in the second panel is standing to row. The rest are seated and mostly looking into the water. A third boat floats under a bridge in the third panel. A woman stands at the head of the boat rowing. In the brc of the third panel are many flowers from which the second boat emerges. A group of Red Carp is visible in bottom of the centre panel.
Subject
gathering
women
activity
boating
flower viewing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
ChY.04.14 a-c
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Artist
Unknown
Date
1870 – 1875
Medium
charcoal; graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
UnK.03.01
Description
A head and shoulders portrait of John Brewster.
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Artist
Unknown
Title
John Brewster
Date
1870 – 1875
Medium
charcoal; graphite on paper
Dimensions
47.0 x 39.0 cm
Description
A head and shoulders portrait of John Brewster.
Subject
portrait
male
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
UnK.03.01
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Artist
Toyohara Kunichika
Date
1879 – 1879
Medium
woodblock on paper
Catalogue Number
KoT.04.02 a-c
Description
This triptych is a Kabuki Theater Poster. The first panel features two actors dressed as women. Both are holding fans and standing in front of a red background. The actor on the left is taunting the actor in the second panel who has blue hair and is wearing a white Kimono while holding a string of…
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Artist
Toyohara Kunichika
Title
Kabuki Theatre Poster
Date
1879 – 1879
Medium
woodblock on paper
Dimensions
36.0 x 73.5 cm
Description
This triptych is a Kabuki Theater Poster. The first panel features two actors dressed as women. Both are holding fans and standing in front of a red background. The actor on the left is taunting the actor in the second panel who has blue hair and is wearing a white Kimono while holding a string of beads. The background in the second panel is a deep blue with a magnolia tree and flowers and a parrot in the trc. The third panel features a third actor in a green kimono. He is facing the actor in the second panel and appears to be angry. He is holding a rope with both hands and has 2 swords in his belt. He is standing in front of a red background and a portion of the background from the second panel.
Subject
figures
male
Kabuki
activity
acting
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
KoT.04.02 a-c
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Artist
Toyohara Kunichika
Date
1879 – 1879
Medium
woodblock on paper
Catalogue Number
KoT.04.03 a-c
Description
This Kabuki Theater Poster features 3 actors: Two playing women, and one a man. The man is in the second panel holding an elaborate sword that exits the print at the bottom of the page. He is coyly looking into the third panel where his gaze finds a coyly looking woman: Her body faces right (away…
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Artist
Toyohara Kunichika
Title
Kabuki Theatre Poster
Date
1879 – 1879
Medium
woodblock on paper
Dimensions
35.5 x 72.0 cm
Description
This Kabuki Theater Poster features 3 actors: Two playing women, and one a man. The man is in the second panel holding an elaborate sword that exits the print at the bottom of the page. He is coyly looking into the third panel where his gaze finds a coyly looking woman: Her body faces right (away from the man) but her head subtly turns to the left. A third actor is in the first panel. This woman looks into the second panel at the man she is dressed much more simply than the other two. The background is a dark solid blue, and the entire print is framed by a black and gold border.
Subject
Activity
Acting
Kabuki Theater
Figures
Women
Man
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
KoT.04.03 a-c
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Kabuki Theatre Poster, Three Ninja

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Artist
Toyohara Kunichika
Date
1878
Medium
woodblock on paper
Catalogue Number
KoT.04.01 a-c
Description
(a)actor with sword in his mouth, holding a banner (b) 37.6 x 25.4/35.9 x 24.4 actor holding a scroll, the head of a green dragon in front of him (c) 37.5 x25.5/36.0 x 24.5 actor with clasped hands
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Artist
Toyohara Kunichika
Title
Kabuki Theatre Poster, Three Ninja
Date
1878
Medium
woodblock on paper
Dimensions
37.5 x 25.4 cm
Description
(a)actor with sword in his mouth, holding a banner (b) 37.6 x 25.4/35.9 x 24.4 actor holding a scroll, the head of a green dragon in front of him (c) 37.5 x25.5/36.0 x 24.5 actor with clasped hands
Subject
figure
activity
male
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
KoT.04.01 a-c
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Maple Creek, Border of Alberta

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Artist
Charles John Collings (1848 – 1931, British)
Date
c. 1875
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
CoJ.05.43
Description
Scene of grassy field leading to the distance with the red roof of some houses seen.“This very yellow landscape appears to have been an early experiment, lacking Collings’ finesse and resulting in ‘rubbed’ paper in the left portion of the sky.” -- “Charles John Collings, 1848-1931” Catalogue Rai…
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Artist
Charles John Collings (1848 – 1931, British)
Title
Maple Creek, Border of Alberta
Date
c. 1875
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
13.5 x 19 cm
Description
Scene of grassy field leading to the distance with the red roof of some houses seen.“This very yellow landscape appears to have been an early experiment, lacking Collings’ finesse and resulting in ‘rubbed’ paper in the left portion of the sky.” -- “Charles John Collings, 1848-1931” Catalogue Raisonne by Linda Heath
Subject
landscape
yellow
Credit
Gift of John Rivette, Seymour Arm, 1986
Catalogue Number
CoJ.05.43
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Artist
Hiroshi Yoshida (1876 – 1950, Japanese)
Date
1876 – 1950
Medium
woodcut on paper
Catalogue Number
YoH.04.17
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Artist
Hiroshi Yoshida (1876 – 1950, Japanese)
Title
Nigatsu-do Temple
Date
1876 – 1950
Medium
woodcut on paper
Dimensions
37.6; 37.8 x 25.5; 26.0 cm
Subject
architecture
figure
group
religious
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
YoH.04.17
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Artist
Charles John Collings (1848 – 1931, British)
Date
c. 1880
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
CoJ.05.02
Description
Scene of houses and dwellings, grey brown with brown roof. - pale blue sky, with a pale brown/yellow sun in the center.“The houses in this (probably English) town extend onto a stone bridge but there is some confusion in architectural structure and progression. A rather static figure, centre left, …
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Artist
Charles John Collings (1848 – 1931, British)
Title
Old Town
Date
c. 1880
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
16.5 x 18.5 cm
Description
Scene of houses and dwellings, grey brown with brown roof. - pale blue sky, with a pale brown/yellow sun in the center.“The houses in this (probably English) town extend onto a stone bridge but there is some confusion in architectural structure and progression. A rather static figure, centre left, is further evidence of an early date for this painting.” -- “Charles John Collings, 1848-1931” Catalogue Raisonne by Linda Heath
Subject
landscape
Credit
Gift of John Rivette, Seymour Arm, 1982
Catalogue Number
CoJ.05.02
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Seven Wise Women (from all eras) of Japan

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Artist
Toyohara Kunichika
Date
1877
Medium
woodblock on paper
Catalogue Number
KoT.04.06 a-c
Description
This tryptic features 7 wise women all described by a text panel. These panels are made from 2 portions: a white block filled with text, and a red rectangular block to the right and overlapping the white. The print is framed by a border which is black and has light blue and pink decorative bands in…
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Artist
Toyohara Kunichika
Title
Seven Wise Women (from all eras) of Japan
Date
1877
Medium
woodblock on paper
Dimensions
36.5 x 74.0 cm
Description
This tryptic features 7 wise women all described by a text panel. These panels are made from 2 portions: a white block filled with text, and a red rectangular block to the right and overlapping the white. The print is framed by a border which is black and has light blue and pink decorative bands in it. The seven women are in a room that is mostly green in colour. All the windows are closed, and blinds shut. From left to right: a woman stands reading; a woman sits at a table with scrolls on it (both women facing right); Three women in the center panel engaged in - maybe - a conversation: 2 are standing and one sitting in the middle front of them; two women in the third panel face right, the first sitting and reading, the second standing. The women are all wearing red fabric tied to the waist and flowing to their feet.
Subject
figures
women
gathering
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
KoT.04.06 a-c
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Artist
S. K. M.
Date
1875 – 1900
Medium
paper on cloth
Catalogue Number
MsK.09.01
Artist
S. K. M.
Title
Sketchbook
Date
1875 – 1900
Medium
paper on cloth
Dimensions
15.0 x 22.7 cm
Subject
sketchbook
landscape
mountain
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
MsK.09.01
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Artist
Odo Kokusei
Date
1879
Medium
woodblock on paper
Catalogue Number
KkO.04.01 a-c
Description
(a) group of ladies frolicking in the snow, building large snowballs, and throwing snow at each other (b) 36.8 x 25.4/36.0 x 24.6 in the foreground a lady in an elaborate kimono sits by the entrance of a building watching the activity outside, the background is dominated by a large snow Buddha-like…
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Artist
Odo Kokusei
Title
Snow in the Dawn
Date
1879
Medium
woodblock on paper
Dimensions
36.8 x 25.3 cm
Description
(a) group of ladies frolicking in the snow, building large snowballs, and throwing snow at each other (b) 36.8 x 25.4/36.0 x 24.6 in the foreground a lady in an elaborate kimono sits by the entrance of a building watching the activity outside, the background is dominated by a large snow Buddha-like structure (c) 36.8 x 25.5/36.2 x 25.2 a gentleman seated on a cushion glances at the activity outside, while a lady behind him carries a tray with a snow sculpture
Subject
figure
group
activity
female
male
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
KkO.04.01 a-c
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Snow Scene in Oume, Hunabiki-Doli

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Artist
Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847 – 1915, Japanese)
Date
1879
Medium
woodblock on paper
Catalogue Number
KiY.04.02
Description
two ladies standing near a bridge, wearing stilted clogs and carrying closed umbrellas, three other people appear in the distance, the sky and water are very grey, trees and buildings are lightly covered with snow
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Artist
Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847 – 1915, Japanese)
Title
Snow Scene in Oume, Hunabiki-Doli
Date
1879
Medium
woodblock on paper
Dimensions
24.9 x 36.7 cm
Description
two ladies standing near a bridge, wearing stilted clogs and carrying closed umbrellas, three other people appear in the distance, the sky and water are very grey, trees and buildings are lightly covered with snow
Subject
landscape
figure
group
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
KiY.04.02
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Tokyo Aristocratic School Picture of Banquet of Gakushu

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Artist
Yoshu Chikanobu (1838 – 1912, Japanese)
Date
1877
Medium
woodblock on paper
Catalogue Number
ChY.04.09 a-c
Description
This triptych is highly decorative with a flower motif on everything from the carpet to the kimonos. Most prevalent colour is red and green. A banquet is occurring. On the first panel in the trc two women sit on a platform. 5 other women standing and sitting are in this panel as well, all facin…
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Artist
Yoshu Chikanobu (1838 – 1912, Japanese)
Title
Tokyo Aristocratic School Picture of Banquet of Gakushu
Date
1877
Medium
woodblock on paper
Dimensions
36 x 72 cm
Description
This triptych is highly decorative with a flower motif on everything from the carpet to the kimonos. Most prevalent colour is red and green. A banquet is occurring. On the first panel in the trc two women sit on a platform. 5 other women standing and sitting are in this panel as well, all facing right. The second panel features a table covered with food and flowers. 3 active women are gathered around the table, almost blending into the decorations while a fourth woman kneels in the trc facing right. A rectangular descriptive panel is in the trc. The third panel features a separate room in the tlc where the men are gathered around a table and served by women. 5 women are gathered in the foreground of this panel playing instruments and holding small bowls; they are facing the table that is in the second panel.
Subject
activity;gathering
banquet
group
women
men
flowers
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
ChY.04.09 a-c
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Artist
Unknown
Date
c. 1880
Medium
drawing on paper
Catalogue Number
UnK.03.15
Description
on a rather square piece of thin rice paper is a small shape approx. 5cm x 5cm. It sits to the centre right of the page and centre bottom. The shape in unidentifiable, and is made of of 2 types of brush strokes. The ‘body’ of the shape has thick brush strokes that move inward. the top of the sh…
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Artist
Unknown
Title
Untitled
Date
c. 1880
Medium
drawing on paper
Dimensions
32.0 x 35.0 cm
Description
on a rather square piece of thin rice paper is a small shape approx. 5cm x 5cm. It sits to the centre right of the page and centre bottom. The shape in unidentifiable, and is made of of 2 types of brush strokes. The ‘body’ of the shape has thick brush strokes that move inward. the top of the shape is a thin solid line that sits on top of the shape. On top of this line is a small triangle. On the bottom left of the shape a small strait line juts out, and curves a little at the bottom
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
UnK.03.15
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Untitled [Flower? Magic Mushroom?]

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Artist
Kotani (or, Odani) Kingaku
Date
1879 – 1879
Medium
drawing on paper
Catalogue Number
KiO.03.02
Description
This drawing features a strange looking image. The image starts in the blc with a light grey fuzzy, smokey line this line turns black as it connects with a bulb type shape near just above the center of the page. The bulb is in the form of a disk with stem.
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Artist
Kotani (or, Odani) Kingaku
Title
Untitled [Flower? Magic Mushroom?]
Date
1879 – 1879
Medium
drawing on paper
Dimensions
33.0 x 35.0 cm
Description
This drawing features a strange looking image. The image starts in the blc with a light grey fuzzy, smokey line this line turns black as it connects with a bulb type shape near just above the center of the page. The bulb is in the form of a disk with stem.
Subject
botanical
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
KiO.03.02
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Untitled [Poster of Geisha]

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Artist
Unknown
Date
1878 – 1878
Medium
print on paper
Catalogue Number
UnK.04.07 a-c
Description
This triptych features 7 women in a room with a brightly coloured floral rug (red,white and green) a large window spreads through all three panels, through which can be seen land with buildings and water. It is snowing out side. Most of the women have musical instruments. Next to each woman is a…
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Artist
Unknown
Title
Untitled [Poster of Geisha]
Date
1878 – 1878
Medium
print on paper
Description
This triptych features 7 women in a room with a brightly coloured floral rug (red,white and green) a large window spreads through all three panels, through which can be seen land with buildings and water. It is snowing out side. Most of the women have musical instruments. Next to each woman is a descriptor of their role in Japanese. In the first panel are two women standing facing to their own right. The centre panel features three women sitting; two facing left, one right. 2 of these women have musical instruments. The third panel features two women sitting facing left. A green panel is behind them with a scroll on the far wall.
Subject
gathering
figures
women;Geisha
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
UnK.04.07 a-c
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Viewing of Cherry Blossoms at Ueno Pleasure Park

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Artist
Yoshu Chikanobu (1838 – 1912, Japanese)
Date
1878
Medium
woodblock on paper
Catalogue Number
ChY.04.10 a-c
Description
This triptych takes place inside of a large pagoda with floral carpeting. The walls are open, revealing the landscape around: A hill with stairs overlooking the water in the first panel, a lake with Mt. Fuji in the backgound in the second panel, and lake and trees in the third panel. A purple dra…
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Artist
Yoshu Chikanobu (1838 – 1912, Japanese)
Title
Viewing of Cherry Blossoms at Ueno Pleasure Park
Date
1878
Medium
woodblock on paper
Dimensions
36.0 x 73.5 cm
Description
This triptych takes place inside of a large pagoda with floral carpeting. The walls are open, revealing the landscape around: A hill with stairs overlooking the water in the first panel, a lake with Mt. Fuji in the backgound in the second panel, and lake and trees in the third panel. A purple drapery extends along the top of the triptych, and flowers flow from this. In the first panel four women are gathered in a group on the carpet; in the second panel four women are also gathered: all quite animated. In the third panel a group of men sit in uniform on a raised section of the pagoda while four women sit and stand in the foreground.
Subject
activity
viewing cherry blossoms
gathering
figures
women
men
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
ChY.04.10 a-c
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Yoshimachi Menten, Civilization-36 Banquets

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Artist
Toyohara Kunichika
Date
1878
Medium
woodblock on paper
Catalogue Number
KoT.04.04
Description
Print is divided in half diagonally by a brown staircase on the left side that one Geisha is climbing. Another Geigha is standing on the floor, holding a sash of red fabric in her mouth. She is wearing a checkered Kimono. A servant is bending to her left picking out a piece of green fabric. A g…
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Artist
Toyohara Kunichika
Title
Yoshimachi Menten, Civilization-36 Banquets
Date
1878
Medium
woodblock on paper
Dimensions
37.5 x 25.0 cm
Description
Print is divided in half diagonally by a brown staircase on the left side that one Geisha is climbing. Another Geigha is standing on the floor, holding a sash of red fabric in her mouth. She is wearing a checkered Kimono. A servant is bending to her left picking out a piece of green fabric. A garden with a tree is in the background. The floor is green, and panelled wood.
Subject
Figures
Japanese
geisha
servants
activity
changing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
KoT.04.04
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