The Floating World Revealed-Ukiyo-e Paintings and Prints

December 7, 2002 – May 26, 2003

Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive and 12th St., SW
Washington, DC

Galleries 6 & 7

See on Map Floor Plan

This exhibition, on view in 2 rotations, features 15 paintings and 32 woodblock prints from the entertainment and theater districts, and pleasure quarters of Japan's great cities during the Edo period (1615-1868). Of particular note are works by Kitagawa Utamaro, Sharaku, Katsuchika Hokusai, and Utagawa Hiroshige.