Sun and Lanterns

Sun and Lanterns by Mortimer Menpes. 1901. Watercolor. Source: Japan: A Record in Colour, facing p. 30. Menpes is brilliant as a painter of light and shade, and movement The lanterns and signs are wafted by the light breeze, sandals left outside the little inn show that customers are within, in the shaded interior, and a girl approaches at the corner of the wooden structure. — Jacqueline Banerjee

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Menpes, Dorothy. Japan: A Record in Colour. London: Adam & Charles Black, 1901. Internet Archive version of a copy in the University of California Libraries. Web. 21 June 2019.

Created 22 June 2019