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Elegant low-tide gathering (Fūryū shiohigari)
  • Kikugawa Eizan
    1787–1867
    active: Japan
  • Elegant low-tide gathering (Fūryū shiohigari), circa 1820, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 363 x 255 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 1/4 x 10 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 363 x 259 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/4 x 10 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Bequest of George and Annette Cross Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0180
Description

Right panel of oban triptych. Three women collect shells at dawn by sea shore. A basket with shells sits near them. One woman points to her right. Another ties up her kimono so as not to sully it. Boats off the shore, sun rising over horizon.