Bartlett

Charles W. Bartlett

1860-1940

Jaunpur, India, Early Morning

the title, JAUNPUR, and artist's monogram seal CWB, printed within the composition at lower right, pencil signed and with further title along the bottom margin, Charles W. Bartlett, India, published by Watanabe, ca. 1920

dai oban tate-e 15 1/2 by 10 7/8 in., 39.5 by 27.5 cm

This design was issued in three distinct variants; Midday, as illustrated in A Printmaker in Paradise with darker blue water and sky with pale yellow on the horizon and more contrasting shadows on the figures; Moonlight, characterized by deep blue overall; and this version, Early Morning with a lighter palette overall and hues of pink in the water and sky.

References:
Yokohama Museum of Art, ed., Eyes Towards Asia: Ukiyo-e Artists from Abroad (Ajiae no me gaikokujin no ukiyo-e shitachi), 1996, p. 91, no. 110 (Midday variant)
Richard Miles & Jennifer Saville, A Printmaker in Paradise: The Art and Life of Charles W. Bartlett, 2001, p. 114, no. 23 (Midday variant)

(inv. no. 10-4819)

price: $4,600

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