Utagawa School, Modern Patterns of the Twelve Months

Utagawa School, 19th century

Modern Patterns of the Twelve Months: 6th Month
(Imayo juni-kagetsu no uchi: roku-gatsu)

a couple entwined on a small pleasure boat; they kiss with their eyes open and locked on each other while he fondles her, she leans back with one arm draped behind his neck and her kosode falling off her shoulders; very finely printed with metallic embellishments; ca. 1840s

koban yoko-e 3 5/8 by 5 1/8 in., 9.2 by 13.1 cm



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