Arts and Designs of Japan
June Selection June 2017

Artist Utamaro
Title Morning parting at the temporary lodgings of the pleasure quarter
Date 1800
Publisher Moriya Jihei
Format Oban (10" X 15 1/4")
Comment Center sheet of a triptych
In The Passionate Ate of Utamaro, Asano and Clark explain that this design can be dated precisely because the Shin Yoshiwara had been destroyed by a fire early in 1800 and was located in temporary quarters along the Sumida River in the Yama no Shuku district.
Price $1250.
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