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Beauty at the Mimeguri Shrine  1818

by Utagawa Toyohiro

This fashionable woman is enjoying a cool evening by the Mimeguri Shrine, located on an embankment of the Sumida River, which flows through central Tokyo. Her clothing advertises her sophistication: a chic lightweight black kimono that reveals the colors of her robes underneath, with a complementary obi (sash). Toyohiro was a second-generation artist of the Utagawa School,...
70.5 x 26.5 cm; w/ mounting: 158.1 x 37.2 cm
Hanging scroll; ink, colors and gold pigment on silk
Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago