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Fujiwara no Ietaka
  • Totoya Hokkei
    1780–1850
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo) Japan
  • Fujiwara no Ietaka, mid 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Shōshikai bantsuzuki (A Set for the Aged) (A Set for Old People)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1437
Description
Literature

Color print of a man facing the viewer, wearing a long green, printed robe and a black hat. There is a flowering tree branch behind him, in the left side of the image and calligraphy in the top right corner of the image. Poems by Kashōan Yonemori and Heiantei Nanatsuji.