The cricket and the dragon
Animals in Asian Art

Key works

  • Tsukioka YOSHITOSHI
The moon on Musachi Plain 1892 

from the One hundred aspects of the moon series 1885-1892
colour woodblock
36.4 x 24.1 cm (image)


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1993
AS1-1993

    Tsukioka YOSHITOSHI
    The moon on Musachi Plain 1892
    from the One hundred aspects of the moon series 1885-1892
    colour woodblock
    36.4 x 24.1 cm (image)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Purchased, 1993
    AS1-1993

  • CHINESE
Plate Qing dynasty, Guangxu period 


porcelain, gilt, enamels
4.1 x 23.6 cm diameter


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Miss Biddy Allen, 1967
1513-D5

    CHINESE
    Plate Qing dynasty, Guangxu period
    porcelain, gilt, enamels
    4.1 x 23.6 cm diameter
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Gift of Miss Biddy Allen, 1967
    1513-D5

  • UNKNOWN
Pig and lily root  


woodcut printed in yellow ink (colour)



National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mr & Mrs M. Salmon, 1960
801.9-5

    UNKNOWN
    Pig and lily root
    woodcut printed in yellow ink (colour)

    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Gift of Mr & Mrs M. Salmon, 1960
    801.9-5