A woman, in pensive mood, etc... (whales labeled "Iki Kujira")

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: print
Maker: Kuniyoshi, Utagawa; Kihei, Sanoya; Yoshitori, Utagawa
Place made: Japan
Date made: 1850-1860
Materials: ink; paper; board
Measurements: 10 in x 14 1/2 in
Nomenclature: unknown
Classification: whales

Woodblock print of a woman and an inset images of whales. This image is part of a series that features half-length portraits of diiferent classes and occupations, paired with inset pictures of well-known regional products, done by Kuniyoshi's pupils. Image made during the Edo period.


Related People

Yoshitori, Utagawa
Japanese (19th century)
Japanese, 1797-1861