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Yamanba (The Mountain Woman)
  • Totoya Hokkei
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo) Japan
  • Yamanba (The Mountain Woman), mid-late 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Nō jūgoban (Fifteen Nō Plays)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 212 x 180 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 83 7/16 x 70 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1451

Color print of two women, the woman in the left side of the print is standing, looking at a woman who is seated in the lower right corner of the image. The standing woman is wearing a blue, printed robe that is blue and covered with pink blossoms and she is carring a long, thin walking stick in her proper right hand. The seated woman is wearing a pink printed robe. Poems by Shimputei Mitsunori, Chōfutei Mitsumori, and Fushukutei Masume.