After Ishizaki Yũshi (1768-1846) ‘Titia, the wife of Jan Cock Blomhoff, with wetnurse Petr

After Ishizaki Yũshi (1768-1846)


‘Titia, the wife of Jan Cock Blomhoff, with wetnurse Petronella Munts holding the son Johannes, and the enslaved Javanese maidservant Maraty’

Watercolour on paper, H. 38 x W. 29 cm
 

Ishizaki Yũshi was born in a family of karae mekiki, inspectors of foreign pictures, a position that introduced him to European painting techniques. This gave him a great reputation and his atelier had a strong attraction to potential students. Yũshi had many, amongst them the famous Kawahara Keiga.

Titia Bergsma, the wife of Cock Blomhoff, with Wetnurse Petronella Munts and Enslaved Javanese Servant Maraty (detail)