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untitled double book page [children's festival]
  • Nishikawa Sukenobu
    1671–1751
    born: Kyoto, Japan ; died: Kyoto, Japan
  • untitled double book page [children's festival], circa 1747–1749, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 195 x 288 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 5/8 x 11 5/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J. E. Val-Mejias
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0007.a,b
Description

Black line illustration of a children's festival scene. People in the street flying kites and amusing themselves. The image on the left has a staircase and calligraphy. The image on the right has figures seated, playing music, and standing.