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Momojigasa ito no ayagoto (woman by palanquin)
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Momojigasa ito no ayagoto (woman by palanquin), circa 1850, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 359 x 250 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 1/8 x 9 13/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 362 x 255 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/4 x 10 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Fina C. Ott
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0171
Description

Woman standing beside a palanquin. The top and bottom of the palanquin is black with gold designs. There are tree branches with red maple leaves above the woman. There are grassy hills in the background. Urushi details. Brass dust on maple leaves has oxidated. Center panel of tryptich.