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two women of Ōhara carrying bundles of twigs
  • Keisai Eisen
    1790–1848
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • two women of Ōhara carrying bundles of twigs, circa early 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Yamashiro meisho meibutsu (Famous Places and Products of Yamashiro Province)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1503
Description
Literature

Color print of two women carrying bundles of sticks. The woman in the left side of the print is wearing a light-colored robe and leaning forward and her bundle of sticks is on the ground next to her. She is carrying a branch with pink blossoms in her proper right hand. The woman in the right side of the print is wearing a long, blue robe, and carring a bundle of sticks on her head. There is calligraphy in the top left corner of the print. Poems by Jingorō and Yorozutei.