Arnold Henry Savage Landor

Kyoto Street


1889-1890
Oil on wood, cm. 7,7 x 14,7
Florence, Fusi Collection

This composition perfectly shows the talent of Savage Landor as a ‘miniaturistic’ painter. In a very small space he was able to describe every details of a street in Kyoto. Probably it is a view of the famous Nishiki market.


Bibliography: Giappone. Dai samurai a Mazinga, exhibition catalogue edited by A. Madaro and F. Morena, Treviso 2014, p. 281, n. XVII.15