Asian Art :: Japan

The hours of the Serpent

KITAGAWA II, Utamaro

Japan - c 1831

The hours of the Serpent

from the series 'Fifteen young beauties'

1809, Edo (Tokyo)

woodblock print, ink and colour on paper

38.2 x 25.0 cm (image & sheet, oban)

Gift of Brian and Barbara Crisp in memory of their son Andrew 2005

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

20054G71