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Okane taming the wild horse
  • Utagawa Toyokuni I
    1769–1825
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Okane taming the wild horse, 1822, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1473
Description
Literature

Color print of a woman and a rearing, white horse. The woman is wearing layers of printed, multi-colored robes, and holding onto a harness attached to the horse's head with her proper right hand. There is calligraphy in the top right and bottom left corners of the print. Poems by Sakuragawa Jihinari and Sotomizu Omome (Natsume),