Kitagawa Utamaro | A Woman and a Cat | Japan | Edo period (1615–1868) | The Met
In this domestic scene, a young woman sits in front of a lacquered needlework box, folding a length of resist-dyed fabric. Several shades have been used to render the degrees of translucence of the gossamer silk
Text on back Utagawa Hiroshige Aceri a Mama, ponte annesso del santuario di Tekona (Mama no momiji Tekona no yashiro tsugihashi). Serie: Cento vedute di luoghi celebri die Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei) 1857, mese iniziale, 361 x 247 mm Honolulu Academy of Arts Gift of James A. Michener, 1991 Rome city trip with Bert August 10 - 14 2009
Kitagawa Utamaro | Geisha Walking through the Snow at Night | Japan | Edo period (1615–1868) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
A geisha walks with an umbrella in a snowstorm, accompanied by a male attendant carrying a lantern and a lacquered black box containing her musical instrument, a shamisen. It is a dreamlike scene. The snow is falling thick and fast, but there is no indication of snow on the ground
Suzuki Harunobu | Lovers Walking in the Snow (Crow and Heron) | Japan | Edo period (1615–1868) | The Met
Of all ukiyo-e prints of lovers, this one creates the most romantic and melancholic mood. Harunobu emphasizes the intimacy of two lovers strolling in the snow, even suggesting perhaps a michiyuki, a path to a love suicide
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Illustration from `The Twelve Hours of the Green Houses', c.1795 (colour woodblock print) - Kitagawa Utamaro - WikiArt.org
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Sold Price: Tsuchiya Koitsu (Japanese, 1870-1949) - Invalid date EDT
DESCRIPTION: Tsuchiya Koitsu (Japanese, 1870-1949). Woodblock print on watermarked laid paper. Spring Snow at Maruyama, Kyoto. 1936. With calligraphy and seals lower right and left. MEASUREMENT: Image 15-3/8' x 10-1/8". Overall 16-1/2" x 11-1/4". CONDITION: Tape to three corners. Minor area of soiling to middle left margin.