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old man presenting jar to court lady
  • Utagawa Hiroshige II
    active: Japan
  • old man presenting jar to court lady, 1856, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 180 x 165 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 70 7/8 x 64 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1525

Color print of two figures seated on a deck in an outdoor setting. There is a railing running diagonally behind the figures, and tree branches are visible in the bottom left and center of the print. There is calligraphy in the center of the print. The two figures are seated facing a small table, upon which there is a container.