Wanting to Decide Right Away: Octopus from Takasago in Harima Province

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A woman in a kimono sits next to a cat and reads. In a scene behind the woman, people work in and around the sea. Insets include some Japanese text.

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1 artwork original : woodblock print, ink, paper ; 36.2 x 25 cm.

Creation Information

Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo 1852.

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This artwork is part of the collection entitled: ARTsource and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 62 times . More information about this work can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Wanting to Decide Right Away: Octopus from Takasago in Harima Province
  • Parallel Title: Hayaku kimetai: Banshû Takasago tako
  • Series Title: Auspicious Desires on Land and Sea
  • Parallel Title: Sankai medetai zue

Description

A woman in a kimono sits next to a cat and reads. In a scene behind the woman, people work in and around the sea. Insets include some Japanese text.

Physical Description

1 artwork original : woodblock print, ink, paper ; 36.2 x 25 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: bos02194
  • Other: Museum inventory number 11.26005
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc41329

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  • 1852

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 15, 2011, 10:26 p.m.

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  • Nov. 14, 2011, 10:44 a.m.

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Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo. Wanting to Decide Right Away: Octopus from Takasago in Harima Province, artwork, 1852; Wheat Ridge, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc41329/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.