Block printing: Torii Kiyomitsu [004]

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Title Block printing: Torii Kiyomitsu [004]
Collection Name and Number P0479 Lennox and Catherine Tierney Photo Collection
Photo Number Box 24, Block Printing, Bath, 11
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984; 1985; 1986; 1987; 1988; 1989; 1990; 1991; 1992; 1993; 1994; 1995; 1996; 1997; 1998; 1999; 2000
Subject Torii, Kiyomitsu, 1735-1785--Photographs; Block printing--Japan--Photographs; Ukiyoe--Japan--Photographs; Japanese poetry--Japan--Photographs; Women--Art--Photographs; Bathhouses--Art--Photographs; Public baths--Art--Photographs; Art; Ukiyoe; Poetry; Bathhouses
Keywords Benizuri-e; Hosoban; Bath houses
Description Photo shows a block print: Bathhouse scene (with an 18th-century poem from book), Torii Kiyomitsu (Japanese, 1735-1785), benizuri-e, hosoban, published by Iwatoya, circa 1760s
Caption on Slide Torii Kiyomitsu (Japanese, 1735-1785), benizuri-e, hosoban, published by Iwatoya, circa 1760s.
Additional Information Image was scanned from color slide. Note: Torii Kiyomitsu (1735 - May 11, 1785) was a Japanese ukiyo-e artist. Note: "Benizuri-e (lit. "crimson printed pictures") are a type of "primitive" ukiyo-e style Japanese woodblock prints. They were usually printed in pink (beni) and green, occasionally with the addition of another color, either printed or added by hand. The production of benizuri-e reached its peak in the early 1740s."--Wikipedia. Note: "Hosoban: a print size [approximately] 6 x 12 inches (15 x 30 cm)."--Masterworks of Ukiyo-e…by Muneshige Narazaki, English translation by John Bester, page 21. Note: Original caption information provided as: "Hosoban Beni-zuri-e, early 1760's Pub. Iwatoay, Torri Kiyomitso, Japan" Note: Appears to be similar to image with File Name: block_print_bath_009.
Type Image
Creator Tierney, Lennox
Rights Management This material may be protected by copyright. Permission required for use in any form. For further information please contact the Multimedia Archivist, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Textual Date 1947-2004
ARK ark:/87278/s6nw00xg
Digitization Specifications Original scanned on Nikon Coolscan 5000 and saved as 2700 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in CONTENTdm as JP2000.
Donor Lennox Tierney; Catherine Tierney
Setname uum_lctpc
Date Created 2010-05-03
Date Modified 2015-08-06
ID 329546
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