Monday, February 22, 2021

(2303) If there was jazz in Edo...


...Ukiyo-e woodblock prints would certainly use it as a subject. Therefore this hotel in Kawasaki that used this illustration might be wrong historically but not completely wrong aesthetically; incidentally the hotel holds live jazz performances in its lobby every Friday evening. 

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr).