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dancer with baton
  • Totoya Hokkei
    1780–1850
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo) Japan
  • dancer with baton, circa late 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1449
Description
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Color print of a man dancing with a baton and a fan. There is a lantern on the ground in the left side of the image, and the man is wearing colorful clothing. The man's proper right foot is raised as he is dancing, and there are black ribbons attached to the end of his baton. There is calligraphy in the top left corner of the print. Poem by Hinokien.