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child teasing girl with papier-mâché tiger
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • child teasing girl with papier-mâché tiger, 1830, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1482
Description
Literature

Color print of a child seated behind a woman wearing a long, printed robe in shades of peach and green. The child is holding a small toy tiger in front of the woman's face. The woman is holding, in her proper right hand, a book and a small white box that is covered with writing on one side. There is calligraphy in the top left corner of the print.