The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet

Portrait of Orito Aibagawa in The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de ZoetAnother illustration about a book I enjoyed, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet (David Mitchell, 2010).  I drew this portrait of my favorite character, Orito Aibagawa, a midwife in Dejima in turn-of-the-19th-century Japan.  That’s all I should say, but there’s more to this story than meets the eye…

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One Response to The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet

  1. Kim says:

    This looks beautiful Al. I love her expression and the pattern on her clothes. More please!

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