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Yamanba (The Mountain Woman)
  • Totoya Hokkei
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo) Japan
  • Yamanba (The Mountain Woman), circa late 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Nō jūgoban (Fifteen Nō Plays)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1429

Color print of two women, the woman in the left side of the image is standing and facing a seated woman. The standing woman is holding a tall walking stick and the two women appear to be having a discussion. There is calligraphy in the top of the image.