Posted by Guy Pepermans (126.96.36.199) on August 31, 2015 at 10:52:13:
In Reply to: Utamaro I or II? posted by Louise on August 29, 2015 at 20:10:43:
This is a print by Utamaro I from the series 'Bijin ichidai gojűsan tsugi' (The lives of beautiful women along with the fifty-three stations). The series dates from 1795 and may well be the first depicting the Tôkaidô (ref. Jilly Traganou, The Tôkaidô Road: Traveling and Representation in Edo and Meiji Japan, 2004, p. 165 - available online at Google books).
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