Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Sui (Water)
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    1760–1849
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Sui (Water), 1805, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Gogyō no uchi (Five Elements)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1404
Description
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Portrait of a standing full length woman. She is wearing a pink and white kimono with green flowers and a piece of green fabric around her waist. She has a yellow bucket on her head with green accents. She has yellow sandals. There is calligraphy on the top third of the image. Poems by Shōfūdai and Yoka Hamamichi.