Sepia Saturday

Five Girls On A Boat : Third Party Print (1920s)

Sepia Saturday challenges bloggers with a visual prompt each week. This week we’re challenged by the photo of four women on a boat.

I found these photos in the Library of Congress, but if you want to join you can use your own nostalgic family photos. Click here to get to Sepia Saturday Central where you can find lots of links to posts.

Kitagawa, Utamaro, 1753?-1806, Artist. Ichi Fuji Ni Taka San Nasubi. Fuji Japan Mount, None. [Between 1798 and 1801] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2008660461/.

Suzuki, Harunobu, 1725?-1770, Artist. Two Women Gathering Lotus Blossoms. Japan, 1765. [, Printed Later] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2008680279/.

They’re on a dock beside a boat

Torii, Kiyonaga, Artist. Sanbashi No Danjo. Japan, 1780. [or 1781] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2008660583/.

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10 Responses to Sepia Saturday

  1. La Nightingail says:

    Interesting choices to match the prompt. I like them! 🙂

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  2. kathyfumc says:

    These are really beautiful and an interesting choice to match the prompt.

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  3. lulubelleliz says:

    Beautiful prints – I am fascinated by Chinese and Japanese art. Thanks for looking them up.

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  4. Wendy says:

    Once again I am reminded how literal I am in reading the prompt. The boat never occurred to me. The artwork you selected reminds me of a lot of the prints that my grandaunt Velma brought home after her years of teaching in Korea.

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  5. Mike Brubaker says:

    A great spin on our theme. I really like Japanese art especially the woodblock prints. One can see how modern Japanese anime developed from this old art tradition.

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  6. Barb Rogers says:

    Now those are really old prints…you win the “most antique sepia” game for this week!

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  7. You take the prize for the most original take on this week’s and thank you for introducing us to this artwork.

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