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young woman strolling at night
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    1760–1849
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • young woman strolling at night, circa 1800–1805, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1403
Description
Literature

Image of a woman in a landscape. She is standing in the foreground, full length, in a pink kimono trimmed with green on the bottom. She is holding an oval paper lamp which hangs at her calves. There is a wooden post to her right with calligraphy on it. There is water behind her. There is calligraphy on the top half of the page. Poems by kikkaen Natsu and Kudan Wakimichi.