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Niwatori Muko (The Rooster Bridegroom)
  • Ryūryūkyo Shinsai
    active: Japan
  • Niwatori Muko (The Rooster Bridegroom), 1813, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tori Awase (A Collection of Birds)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 158 x 192 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 62 3/16 x 75 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1470
Label Text

Color print of two men kneeling in front of each other, in the right side of the print. The man in the top of the print is wearing a long, black and white robe with red trim, and the man in front of him, in the bottom of the image, is wearing a peach-colored robe with red and green trim. There is calligraphy in the left side of the image. Poems by Shakuyakutei, Toyoshima Sankō, and Kazanrō.