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woman and child
  • Hishikawa Sōri
    active 1790–1810
    active: Japan
  • woman and child, circa 1800–1805, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 206 x 185 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 81 1/8 x 72 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1571
Label Text

Color print of two women standing on a deck that is overlooking a body of water. The woman in the right side of the print is wearing a long green robe and standing in front of a book stand. The woman in the left side of the print is wearing a long, printed, red robe. There is a large screen in the body of water in the background, with pink and green vertical stripes. There is a large cloud throughout the top of the print, on top of which there is calligraphy. Poems by Yomo Magao and Seifūtei Isako.