There’s a good reason for taking a trip up the Hume Highway. From March, there will be an exclusive collection of Japanese prints on exhibition at the Shepparton Art Museum (SAM).
The Seven Gods of Good Fortune Playing Party Games
Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, (?)–1806)
Publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudō) (Japanese)
Japanese, Edo period, about 1802–03 (Kyōwa 2–3)
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 11.21171
Image copyright 2013 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston