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well and plum tree
  • Umezawa Sessei
    active 1850s–1860s
    active: Japan
  • well and plum tree, 1861, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 210 x 285 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 82 5/8 x 112 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1554

Color print of a small, wooden well in front of a tree with small, pink blossoms. The well is on top of a wooden deck that is in the bottom right corner of the print. There is calligraphy in the left side of the print. A Shijō style surimono with 32 haiku. Name and seal of calligrapher at lower left