Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Mokusei (wood)
  • Utagawa Sadakage I
    active circa 1818–1844
    active: Japan, Japan
  • Mokusei (wood), late 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Goban tsuzuki (Five Pictures)
  • 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
  • 0000.1508

Color print of a woman in three-quarters view from behind, standing in front of a small fence with her face turned toward the viewer. There is a plum tree on the other side of the fence, and there is calligraphy in the top left corner of the image. Poem by Sengentei Sumimizu.