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woman and boy with votive painting
  • Yashima Gakutei
    circa 1786–1868, active 1815–1852
    active: Japan
  • woman and boy with votive painting, early 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 214 x 133 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 84 1/4 x 52 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1545

Color print of a small boy and a woman in an outdoor setting. The boy is in the left side of the print, and he is carrying a painting with a black frame. The woman is standing in the right side of the print, and wearing a long, black robe. she is turning to talk to the boy. There is a tree in the background, and there is calligraphy in the top left corner of the print. Poem by Ōrodō Shichitaku Sanjin.