Entering Edo: A World of Pleasure

Entering Edo: A World of Pleasure

Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 12:00pm
Davison Art Center


For this installation, Wesleyan students enrolled in Assistant Professor of Art History and East Asian Studies Talia J. Andrei's "Curatorial Workshop: Images for the Floating World" selected fifteen Japanese ukiyo-e woodcuts from the Davison Art Center collection.

Installation on display from Thursday, September 5 through Thursday, September 26, 2019.

Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday from Noon to 4pm.

Image: Utamaro Kitagawa, aka Shimbi, Toyoaki, Yûsuke, Yûki Entaisai, Issôshurichôsai (Japanese, 1753–1806). People in Covered Boat on River at Night [descriptive title], late 18th century – ca. 1806. Color woodcut. Image: 354 x 233 mm (13.9 x 9.2 in.). Sheet: 354 x 233 mm (13.9 x 9.2 in.). DAC accession number 1948.D2.348.1. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1948. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: R. Lancefield).