Tsukioka Settei / Battledore and Shuttlecock / Edo period, late Meiwa era, c. 1769-1772Tsukioka Settei
Battledore and Shuttlecock
Edo period, late Meiwa era, c. 1769-1772

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Creator Name: Settei, Tsukioka
Creator Nationality: Asian; Far East Asian; Japanese
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: Japanese; 1710-1786 Asia,East Asia,Japan
Creator Active Place: Asia,East Asia,Japan
Creator Name-CRT: Tsukioka Settei
Title: Battledore and Shuttlecock
Title Type: preferred
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Creation Start Date: 1769
Creation End Date: 1772
Creation Date: Edo period, late Meiwa era, c. 1769-1772
Creation Place: Asia,East Asia,Japan
Object Type: Paintings
Classification Term: Hanging Scroll
Materials and Techniques: Hanging scroll; ink, colors, and gold on silk
Dimensions: 124.4 x 50.1 cm. Height: mount 81 1/2" Height, ptg. 49" Width: mount 24 5/8" Width. ptg. 19 3/4"
Inscriptions: Signed: Hojo Tsukioka Settei dzu hitsu with two seals in red
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1926.1877
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne
Rights: http://www.artic.edu/aic/rights/main.rights.html
Subject Description: Painting on silk representing a New Year's party of battledore & shuttlecock at sunrise. Five girls are seen playing before an open doorway decorated on either side with Kadomatsu, 'pine of the doorway'. Above the door is a typical New Year's decoration made up of fern leaves, yuzuri leaves, a lobster & a peach, all emblematical of long life & good fortune. A girl in black kimono with delicate vine design in gold & fan designs in colors, holds a gilded battledore as does her companion in gray with green obi. A third girl in violet, blue & white kimono with cloud designs adjusts the feathers of a shuttlecock. The two smaller girls wear green and red kimono
AMICA ID: AIC_.1926.1877
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1999

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