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Prince Kurumamochi and Kaguyahime
  • Japan
  • Prince Kurumamochi and Kaguyahime, circa 1810s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1444
Description
Literature

Color print of three figures seated in an interior. Two men are seated in front of a table, on top of which there is a brown cloth and a small tree branch. The man in the left side of the print is wearing a green robe, and the man in the right side of the print is wearing a blue robe. There is a female figure seated partially behind a cloth hung behind the two men, and she is wearing a long brown robe with green trim. Both of the men are wearing small, black hats, and there is calligraphy in the top of the print. Print may be froma set illustrating the "Tale of the Woodcutter (Taketori monogatari). Poem by Gochikusai.