“Lovers on the Porch”


For explanation of engravings Kitagava Utamaro

Author technique – embroidery and patches, genre – nude, bamboo framed.

Size 40×60. 2005 y.




Categories: Art Quilting.

The area of love pleasures “Yosivara” in Edo, which had a nickname of “Green Area” because of its location among the swamps and bamboo trees, was a world of delight, magnificence and wit. It was one of the best places to inspire the artists of ukiyo-e. It was a special place for courtesans and geishas. So famous actors and artists, writers and publishers settled nearby.

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