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Yoki takimono takite hitori fushitaru (To burn fine incense and sleep alone)
  • Teisai Hokuba
    1771–1844
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Yoki takimono takite hitori fushitaru (To burn fine incense and sleep alone), circa late 1810s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Makura sōshi (The Pillow Book)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 212 x 135 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 83 7/16 x 53 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1496
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Color print of a woman lying down and gazing toward the top right corner of the print. There is calligraphy in the top of the print, and the woman is wearing a long, multi-colored robe. In the foreground, next to the woman, there is a tray and several cups. Poems by Senteian Ryūkai, Sono no Maretake, and Kokinro Nagayado.