Beauty in a Black KimonoBeauty in a Black Kimono
Edo period (1615–1868)
Hanging scroll; ink, colors, and gold on paper
23 7/8 x 10 7/8 in. (60.7 x 27.7 cm)
This painting of a young woman dressed in an eye-catching, boldly patterned black kimono is a rare work by the early ukiyo-e artist Torii Kiyonobu, the son of a kabuki actor and theatrical design painter.