Woman Seated Under a Cherry Tree About to Write a Poem on a Sheet of Paper for Poem Writing (Tanzaku) Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868) Date: 19th century Culture: Japan Medium: Part of an album of woodblock prints (surimono); ink and color on paper
Woman in the Rain at Midnight Driving a Nail into a Tree to Invoke Evil on Her Unfaithful Lover Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850) Period: Edo period (1615–1868) Date: 19th century Culture: Japan Medium: Part of an album of woodblock prints (surimono); ink and color on paper
Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815). Pictures of Ten Styles (Jittaiga Fuzoku): A Young Woman with a Dog, ca. 1790–91. Japan; Edo period (1615–1868). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Fletcher Fund, 1929 (JP1512) | Torii Kiyonaga, has wrapped this beautiful woman in bright silk robes. Her red outer robe is decorated with chrysanthemum roundels in delicate colors, and the cream underrobe and red undergarment add to the contrast with her black obi.