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Hakuba no sechie (A White Horse for the Emperor)
  • Totoya Hokkei
    1780–1850
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo) Japan
  • Hakuba no sechie (A White Horse for the Emperor), early 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Samban (A Set of Three)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1436
Description
Literature

Color print of a man washing a horse's hooves in a wooden barrel. There are trees in the background and calligraphy in the left side of the image. The back of the horse is draped in pink and green printed fabrics. Poems by Hananoya and four others.