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The Royal Carriage in Ueno Park
  • Kitagawa Utamaro
    1754–1806
    active: Japan
  • The Royal Carriage in Ueno Park, 1754–1806, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 1949.0014
Description

Scene at cherry blossom time with eight females wearing kimonos. There are three females standing on the left side of the print. The cherry blossom tree is in the foreground in the center left. Behind the tree is a royal carriage. There is a female coming down the steps of the carriage. There is a female on either side of the carriage. On the right side of the print is a porch. There is one female laying on the porch and another standing in front of the porch.