Beauty in a Boat on Sumida River

Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk | 95.3 x 33cm | c. 1801-4

Chōbunsai Eishi

The Sumida River was a popular refuge from the heat and humidity of the city during the summer. One can see the torii gate of Mimeguri Shrine just to the left of the woman's fan.

Credit: The Kelvin Smith Collection, given by Mrs. Kelvin Smith
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