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woman of Genroku period admiring a pot of Adonis flowers
  • Tōsaian Nanboku
    active 1820
    active: Japan
  • woman of Genroku period admiring a pot of Adonis flowers, 1820, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 203 x 176 mm
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1537
Description
Literature

Color print of two women seated in front of a small, rectangular table upon which there is a pot filled with flowers. There is another pot behind the table, in which there are several blooming branches. The woman in the left side of the print is holding a rectangular panel of wood, and both of the women are wearing long, printed robes. Dated Spring, Dragon Year. Poem by Enjudō.