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still life with writing implements
  • Hokuyō Eisai
    active early 1800s
    active: Japan
  • still life with writing implements, 1807, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1435
Description
Literature

Color print of a still life including an open fan and writing implements. The character for "Long Life" written on the fan is composed of the numbers of the short months of a Rabbit Year: 4, 6, 7, 9, 10. There is a small vase with two large peacock feathers in the right side of the image. There is calligraphy in the top left corner of the image. Poem by Shūtei Iwagaki Okotari.