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Fūfu (Husband and Wife)
  • Katsushika Taito II
    active circa 1818–1844
    active: Japan
  • Fūfu (Husband and Wife), circa early 1830s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Asahiren sankō no uchi (Three Bonds for the Asahi Circle)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1603
Description
Literature

Color print of a kneeling woman and man standing in front of two potted trees. The woman is holding a long sword, and the man is dressed in green armor. Both figures are looking toward the right side of the print. The woman is wearing a long, printed robe and she has long, dark hair which falls behind her shoulders. There is calligraphy in the top left corner of the print. Poems by Bunkodō Umiteru, Bunkaen Urachika, and Fuminoto Masao, all of Takashima.