Arnold Henry Savage Landor

Tokachi, Hokkaidō

Oil on wood
Florence, Fusi Collection

“The Tokachi River is one of the largest and most important in Yezo. Knowing that the Ainu either settle on the sea-shore or up river-courses, I formed an idea that some good types were to be found up this river.”
(A.H. Savage Landor, Alone with the Hairy Ainu, London 1893)

Bibliography: Henry Savage – Landor (1865-1924), exhibition catalogue, Florence 1959, n. 46