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child leading a woman on an ox
  • Keisai Eisen
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • child leading a woman on an ox, 1829, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 207 x 185 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 81 1/2 x 72 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1507

Color print of a woman seated on the back of an ox, and a young boy standing in front of the ox with a small branch. The woman is wearing a green, printed robe, and reading a scroll. The head of the ox is turned toward the child standing on the ground. Poems by Yomo Utagaki, Shūchōdō and Shūkatei Magiku.