Tôto meisho: KasumigasekiArtist(s)Utagawa Kuniyoshi Artist NationalityJapanese (culture or style)Object Creation Datecirca 1840-1849Medium & Supportcolor woodblock print on paperDimensions
14 in. x 19 in. ( 35.6 cm x 48.3 cm )Credit LineMuseum PurchaseLabel copy
Urban landscapes such as this street on a hot summer’s day were not neglected by ukiyo-e art. Western aesthetics had enormous impact on Japanese art in the 1800s. Kuniyoshi’s adaptation of Western linear perspective emphasizes the people, hilltop, and receding distance.Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typecolor printCollection AreaAsianRights
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