Beauty Seated under a Willow

By Miyagawa Choshun

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Artist By Miyagawa Choshun
Period Edo period, 18th century
Materials and techniques Hanging scroll, colour on silk
Size 97.2×36.1

Explanation

Chōshun was a painter of the middle Edo period who concentrated solely to painting and left nothing on woodblock prints. Here he depicts with smooth lines the beautiful posture of a woman arranging her hair under a willow tree. The mainly red garment and blue sash make for a striking color effect.