A fine Meiji period bronze of a fruit picker by UDAGAWA

Origin

Japan

Dates

Circa 1890

Dimensions

H  29.50 inch (74.93 cm)  

Dimensions
H  29.50 inch (74.93 cm)  

Description

A fine Meiji period bronze of a fruit picker by UDAGAWA Kazuo

Provenance

His bronze work is in a collection in the Japanese Art Department of Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

His original name was UDAGAWA Sutejiro 宇田川捨次郎, which he used on his work until Meiji 39. He exhibited at the Third (Meiji 23, 1890) and Fifth (Meiji 36, 1903) at the Inland Industrial Exhibition (Naikoku kangyo hakurankai) --- in both cases using his earlier name Udagawa Sutejiro. In Meiji 39 he adopted his new art name Udagawa Kazuo. He exhibited at major exhibitions abroad: P-142 (Paris Great Expo in 1900, section 1), Q-43, 88 (Paris Great Expo in 1900, section 2), R-531 (Paris Great Expo in 1900, award winning section), S-123 (St Louise Exposition in 1904, general entry section), T-814 (St Louise Exposition in 1904, award winning section),U-56, 90 (Great Britain and Japan Exposition in London in 1910, general entry section), and V-58 (Great Britain and Japan Exposition in London in 1910, award winning section).

Footnote;
For other works in bronze see the Japanese Art Department of Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

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