Toyohara (Yōshū) Chikanobu

(Japan 1838 – 1912)

Beauties and flowers

Location
Not on display
Further information

This triptych is another of Chikanobu’s works which depict women’s pastimes. Numerous beauties and reflects the seasons both through the flowers surrounding them and in the textile patterns reflected the costumes they are wearing.

Year
1878
Media
Print
Medium
triptych; colour woodblock print
Dimensions
37.9 x 75.9 cm overall
Credit
Gift of Craig Westgate in memory of his grandmother Freda Thomas 2019
Accession number
153.2019.a-c