A Young DandyA Young Dandy
Edo period (1615–1868)
Hanging scroll; ink and light colors on paper
37 3/4 x 14 1/8 in. (95.9 x 35.9 cm)
The Edo period (1615–1868) school of ukiyo-e (pictures of the floating world) focused on genre scenes and stylized portraits of the famous courtesans, samurai, and kabuki actors who inhabited the pleasure districts of the great urban centers of Edo (Tokyo), Kyoto, and Osaka.