Yoshikazu: Western Children Sledding (Sold)

Utagawa Yoshikazu

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Artist: Utagawa Yoshikazu
Title: Western Children Sledding
Date: 1860

“Children Playing.” A foreign woman watches several children sledding down a grassy slope, ships at anchor glimpsed in the distance. The boys are riding wooden sleds; was this activity actually enjoyed in the absence of snow? A rather early Yokohama image; at this time the Japanese were extremely curious to learn about the habits of the new foreign residents of Yokohama.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Surface wrinkles.
Dimensions: ôban (37.2 x 25.4 cm)
Signature: Yoshikazu ga                                        Pub: Joshuya Kinzo  Lit: See Harvard Art Museums online.


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