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women by standing screen, from Effaced
  • Ryūryūkyo Shinsai
    1764–1820
    active: Japan
  • women by standing screen, from Effaced, late 1810s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1458
Description
Literature

Color print of two women, both wearing long, peach-colored robes. The woman in the center of the print is standing, while the woman in front of her, in the right side of the print, is kneeling. The kneeling woman is pruning the branches of a tree with small clippers, and turning her head to speak with the standing woman. There is calligraphy in the left side of the image.