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monkey and crab
  • Keisai Eisen
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • monkey and crab, 1824, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1505

Monkey offers a crab dried persimmon seed. Poems by Shinratei and Shin'eitei Kokin Manyō.