Connoisseurship Workshop: Erotic Prints Shunga and Abuna-e

Saturday, April 22, 2017
10:30 – 1PM

Learn about selecting, collecting and appreciating Japanese erotic prints (shunga and abuna-e) and other Edo-period arts in this special workshop. Collector Lou Forster (Japan Society, Board of Directors) moderates a discussion with ukiyo-e specialist Dr. Sebastian Izzard (Japanese Art Society of America, Board of Directors) and Julie Davis (Professor of Art History, University of Pennsylvania) on identifying fine-quality prints, and also shares some examples of abuna-e from his own collection. Includes free admission to the gallery exhibition on the day of the event.