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Kintoki at well
  • Ryūryūkyo Shinsai
    active: Japan
  • Kintoki at well, 1803, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 137 x 180 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 53 7/8 x 70 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1595

Color print of a man pouring water into a well. He is standing in the center of the print, and his skin is red. He is wearing a piece of material around his waist, and his arms and lower legs are bare. There is a tree in the right side of the print, and there is a green pole in the branches of the tree. There is calligraphy in the left side of the print. Poem by Kintarō Miyako no Chikae.