Study for Summer (Woman lying)

Organization control number
KU-b084-01
Classification
Kuroda
Author
By Kuroda Seiki (1866-1924)
Era century
1892 (Meiji 25)
Item shape
Charcoal on paper
Collector
Tokyo National Museum
Aiming to send to the Salon in France, Kuroda had worked on “The Summer” depicting the females gathering in the field, but could not complete. Remained sketches tell us his painstaking trial to compose a group of figures which was highly valued in the Western painting.