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Kōsagi and a courtier at Yōrō Waterfall
  • Keisai Eisen
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Kōsagi and a courtier at Yōrō Waterfall, mid 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 195 x 181 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 76 3/4 x 71 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1455

Color print of three men standing in a waterfall landscape. There is a man crouching on the ground in the bottom left corner of the image, offering a gourd-shaped object to a man standing before him, wearing a long, black robe and a black hat. There is a seated man and a waterfall behind the man in the black robe, in the right side of the image. There is calligraphy above the crouching man, along the left side of the image. Poems by Shūchōdō Monoyana and a pupil, Akinoya Hisako.