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Three Bijin in River

Three Bijin in River


Artist: Utamaro, Kitagawa (1753-1806)

Title: Three Bijin in River

Series: Fashionable Six Jewel Rivers

Japanese Series: Furyu Mutamagawa

Publisher: Senichi

Date: Edo Period, c.1790-1804

The six jewel rivers of Japan were subjects of classical poetry. The rivers were located in six different provinces. Prints of the series ‘Furyu Mutamagawa’ were popular amongst Edo printmakers. Here we see Utamaro’s masterful skill at imbuing the ladies with expression and character.


SKU: Japanese Prints 205 Category: