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Daibutsuden no hana (The Flowers of the Great Buddha Hall in Nara)
  • Toshihira?
    active: Japan
  • Daibutsuden no hana (The Flowers of the Great Buddha Hall in Nara), 1900s
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 159 x 211 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 1/4 x 8 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in
  • Gift of Fina Ott
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0203
Description

There is a grassy area surrounding a body of water in the foreground. In the grassy area on the left are two deer. There are four figures standing in the grassy area on the right. There are large trees with green foliage and smaller trees with pink blossoms in the middle ground. There is a temple/pagoda-like structure (identified as the Great Buddha Hall) in the background.