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Ukiyo-e and Fashion in the Edo Period: Ukiyo-e

"Ukiyo-e and Fashion in the Edo Period: Ukiyo-e"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 10  August 4, 2015 (Tue) - August 30, 2015 (Sun)

  
Women at Various Hours of the Day: Hour of the Dragon (detail), By Kitagawa Utamaro, Edo period, 18th century (Important Cultural Property)

This exhibition showcases works depicting typical scenes of summer as well as those portraying women during this season, such as the series Women at Various Hours of the Day and Contemporary Beauties in Summer Dress by Kitagawa Utamaro. Also included in the lineup are landscapes by Utagawa Hiroshige and depictions of figures by Katsushika Hokusai.

Current exhibit includes:
Women at Various Hours of the Day: Hour of the Dragon, By Kitagawa Utamaro, Edo period, 18th century (Important Cultural Property)
Hundred Famous Places of Edo: Konyacho at Kanda,
By Utagawa Hiroshige, Edo period, dated 1857
Collected Street Scenes: Odawaracho,
By Katsushika Hokusai, Edo period, ca. 1825

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