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boys chasing a woman with sticks
  • Keisai Eisen
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • boys chasing a woman with sticks, 1823, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 211 x 183 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 83 1/16 x 72 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1497
Label Text

Color print of two children chasing a woman, holding sticks above their heads. The woman is running in the right side of the image, and turning her head to look at the children. She is wearing a long, printed robe in shades of green and red. The children are wearing long, green and blue robes. There is calligraphy in the top right corner of the print. Poem by Shūintei Matomi (formerly Itomasa).