Tuesday, August 04, 2009

The tragic lovers - Kitagawa Utamaro

Utamaro001Full title: The tragic lovers Oshichi the greengrocer's daughter and Kichisaburo the young temple-servant. A wonderfully full print from ukiyo-e master Kitagawa Utamaro  (1750-1806). You can see the tragedy about to happen in the closeness and the turbulence.

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