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Kantan
  • Kōsetsu
    active 1823–1824
    active: Japan
  • Kantan, 1823, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Yō Bangumi (A Set of Nō Plays)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1535
Description
Literature

Color print of two women, one seated inside a small hut that consists of a roof held up by four poles, and another woman, standing in front of the hut with her back turned to the seated woman. The woman in the hut is wearing a long blue robe with floral decoration, and the standing woman is wearing a rust-colored robe and holding a green fan. There is calligraphy in the left side of the print. Poem by Hōrai Sanjin.