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fisherman and angel
  • Tōshū
    active circa 1805
    active: Japan
  • fisherman and angel, circa 1805, Edo period (1600–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Untitled series of Nō plays
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1529
Description
Literature

Color print of two figures carrying a large piece of printed fabric. The figure in the left side of the print is shorter than the figure in the right side, and they are both wearing long, multi-layered robes. There is calligraphy in the top of the print. Poems by Tsunemori and Asahi no Fujikage.