Jul 17, 2014
Jul 5, 2005

Woman Leaving a Bath House (from the series Pictures from Otsu)

Woman Leaving a Bath House (from the series Pictures from Otsu)

c. mid 1820s

Utagawa Kunisada 歌川 国貞

(Japanese, 1786-1865)

Color woodblock print

Sheet: 37.5 x 23.2 cm (14 3/4 x 9 1/8 in.)

Bequest of James Parmelee 1940.711



The image of a horse emerging from a gourd in the upper-right corner alludes to the story of the Daoist immortal Chokaro. It was a popular subject of otsu-e folk paintings.

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Japanese Art
Japanese Art
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