Eight o'Clock in the Morning by Kuniyoshi; from the Sundial of Modern Tradesmen series (1820s). This series shows women doing daily activities. with a tradesman in a square inset.
Japanese Ukiyo-e (Pictures of the Floating World) and other Prints, Paintings
Exhibition: “Japanese Paintings and Prints: Celebrating LACMA’s 50th Anniversary” July 5, 2015 – September 20, 2015 Los Angeles County Museum of Art Pavilion for Japanese Art, East Wing…
Kuniyoshi, 24 Paragons of Filial Piety - Taishun Tending the Fields Assisted by Elephants
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) 24 Paragons of Filial Piety: Taishun Tending the Fields Assisted by Elephants , 1840. Oban yoko-e. This print is from the 1840 collection 24 Paragons of Filial Piety . The series is very collectible and fairly rare, perhaps on account of the unusual western influence in the drawing for such an early print. The print of Taishun is the first of the series and the most striking. Elephants were not seen in Edo Japan and Kuniyoshi’s drawing of them would have relied