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Tōkōki (Memoir of an Eastern Journey)
  • Karasumaru Mitsuhiro
    born: Kyoto, Japan ; died: Japan ; active: Japan
  • Tōkōki (Memoir of an Eastern Journey), late 1500s–early 1600s
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30 x 931 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 3/4 x 366 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund, Barbara Benton Wescoe Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0001
Label Text

Image of a bridge (Nagabashi bridge at Seta) or railing with calligraphy. The bridge extends from the bottom left corner to right of center. It has three roughly horizontal lines in the center and a bar along the top and through the middle. There is calligraphy along the top and right side. It is executed in a loose painterly style.