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Vol. 1, 2nd page; Quail and Skylark
  • Kitagawa Utamaro
    1754–1806
    active: Japan
  • Vol. 1, 2nd page; Quail and Skylark, circa 1791, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 100 Birds in Competition of Humorous Poetry
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1643
Description

Image of two birds standing on the ground amid plants. The bird in the right side of the image is a quail, and the bird on the right is a skylark. Both are facing toward the right side of the image.