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Kariya hakkei yukun no zu

Description

Colour woodblock print of a courtesan composing a love letter while another stands by, with a fan-shaped inset showing a view of Shinowara, from the series 'Kariya hakkei': by Kitagawa Utamaro, Japan, c. 1790 - 1800

Museum reference

K.1999.478

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Woodblock print

Production information

Kitagawa Utamaro, 1750 - 1806, Artist
Japan, East Asia
Tsuruya Kihei (Senkakudo), Publisher

Date

c. 1790 - 1800

Materials

Paper, Ink

Associations

Previous owner: Reid, Alexander, 1854 - 1928
Henry, George, 1858 - 1943
Hornel, Edward Atkinson, 1864 - 1933

Exhibitions

  • Mr Hornel and Mr Henry Visit Japan (1978)
    Glasgow Art Gallery

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