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commoner with soft cap
  • Kubo Shumman
    1757–1820
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • commoner with soft cap, circa 1800–1805, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Kyōkaku goban no uchi (Five Urban Heroes)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1532
Description
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Color print of a man wearing an ankle-length robe and sandles. His robe is red with green trim, and he is wearing a green hat. He is looking toward the right side of the print, and there is a sword tucked into his belt. There is calligraphy in the top of the print. Poems by Senshūan and Matsu no Haruto.