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Description

Painting in ink and colours on linen of the Ainu Omusha ceremony, with Ainu officials bowing before Japanese magistrates at an exchange market: Japan, Hokkaido, by Hirasawa Byōzan, 1876

Museum reference

A.1917.82

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Painting

Production information

Hirasawa Byōzan, 1822 - 1876
Hokkaido, Japan, East Asia

Date

1876

Style / Culture

Ainu people, Japanese

Materials

Ink, Linen

Physical description

Linen, ink, colours

Associations

Previous owner: Anderson, John, Dr, 1833 - 1900

References

Ainu no shiki to seikatsu: Tokachi Ainu to eshi Hirasawa Byozan [The Seasons and Life of the Ainu: Tokachi Ainu and the Painter Hirasawa Byozan] (Hokkaido-ritsu Obihiro Bijutsukan, 1999), p. 30

Shinmyo Hidehito, 'Ainu fuzokuga no kenyu' - Kinsei Hokkaido ni okeru Ainu to bijutsu [Study of Ainu Genre Painting] (Nakanishi Shuppan, 2011), no. 51

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