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Daiku (Carpenter)
  • Hishikawa Sōri
    active 1790–1810
    active: Japan
  • Daiku (Carpenter), 1803, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Shokunin sanjūrokuban (Thirty-six Workmen)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2031
Description
Literature

Color print of a man and woman seated, the woman is holding a basket. The woman is wearing a long, green robe with a printed design around the bottom. The man is wearing a beige robe that is covered with a printed design. There is a pot containing a small tree, behind the man. There is calligraphy in the left side of the print, and the man and woman are seated in the right side of the print. Poems by Yatsuhashitei (Yakyōtei) and Ryōgoku Hashitsume.