Asian Art :: Japan

Girls preparing Mulberry leaves

KITAO, Shigemasa

Japan, 1739 - 1820

Girls preparing Mulberry leaves

no. 5 from the series 'Silkworm Cultivation' (Kaiko yashinai gusa)

c.1776, Japan

woodblock print, ink and colour on paper

24.4 x 18.6 cm (image & sheet, chûban)

Gift of Brian and Barbara Crisp in memory of their son Andrew 2003

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

20033G17