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Umanorizome yoshi (A Good Day to Start Riding Horses)
  • Totoya Hokkei
    1780–1850
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo) Japan
  • Umanorizome yoshi (A Good Day to Start Riding Horses), early 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Hanazono bantsuzuki (A Set for the Hanazono Group)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1443
Description
Literature

Color print of a woman standing in front of a wooden horse-figure. The woman is facing the viewer, and her head is turned toward the left side of the print, in order to look at the wooden horse. There is a harness around the wooden horse, and there is calligraphy in the top left corner of the image. Poems by Ryūhatsutei Karawa.