Toyohara Kunichika, Nakamura Shikan IV as the boatman Matsuemon (Higuchi Jiro Kanemitsu) in ‘The secret art of rowing backwards’ Enlarge 1 /1

Toyohara Kunichika

Japan 1835 – 1900

Nakamura Shikan IV as the boatman Matsuemon (Higuchi Jiro Kanemitsu) in ‘The secret art of rowing backwards’ 1883 Place made: Tokyo, Kanto, Tokyo metropolis, Japan
Materials & Technique: prints, wood block print woodblock print, printed in colour from multiple blocks Support: paper

Dimensions: 36.0 h x 71.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Orde Poynton Esq. AO CMG 1999
Accession No: NGA 99.174.A-C