Russians (A Russian Couple)

Utagawa Yoshikazu, Japanese, active c. 1850-70. Published by Yorozuya Kichibei, Daikichi.

Geography:
Made in Japan, Asia

Period:
Edo Period (1615-1868)

Date:
1861

Medium:
Color woodcut

Dimensions:
Sheet (Ōban tate-e): 14 3/8 × 9 5/8 inches (36.5 × 24.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1968-165-55

Credit Line:
Purchased with the Lola Downin Peck Fund and with funds contributed by Lessing J. Rosenwald, Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Hauslohner, Dr. Emanuel Wolff, the Derald and Janet Ruttenberg Foundation, Mrs. Edward G. Budd, Jr., and David P. Willis, 1968

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Label:
The Russian woman portrayed here holds a Yokohama print depicting a Western couple, an inclusion perhaps intended to promote the sale of these images.