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Ibori yoshi (A Good Day to Dig a Well)
  • Totoya Hokkei
    1780–1850
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo) Japan
  • Ibori yoshi (A Good Day to Dig a Well), early 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Hanazono bantsuzuki (A Set for the Hanazono Group)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 209 x 180 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 82 1/4 x 70 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1420
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Color print of a woman standing and holding a tray with two vases. The woman is wearing a long red robe that is decorated with green and blue prints. There is calligraphy along the left side of the image. Poems by Wahōtei Itonaga and Hyakutensha Umedori.