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Baika mankui no zu (Plum Blossoms in Full Bloom)
  • Toyohara Chikanobu
    1838–1912
    born: Takada, Echigo province (present-day Niigata prefecture), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Baika mankui no zu (Plum Blossoms in Full Bloom), 1888, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 352.4 x 235 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 7/8 x 9 1/4 in
  • Gift of Katie I. Hanson
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0066
Description

Female figure in western dress, standing in front of a large tree with white blossoms. There is a man (identified as Emperor Meiji) standing behind the tree, looking at the woman.