Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Woman playing drum
  • Katsushika Hokuun
    active circa 1804–1844
    active: Japan
  • Woman playing drum, early 1890s, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 210 x 187 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/4 x 7 3/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1513
Description

Color print of a woman seated in a long, printed robe in shades of purple, red, and green. She is holding a large vase over her proper right shoulder. There is calligraphy in the left and right sides of the print.