Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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page from volume two of three volumes of everyday scenes
  • Japan
  • page from volume two of three volumes of everyday scenes, circa 1740–1759, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2041.a
Description

Black and white print depicting two men seated in an interior. The man in the left side of the print is reading from a scroll, and the man in the center of the print is seated facing him. The interior is visible through a window, and the wall of the structure creates a diagonal line through the composition. Outside of the building there is a tree, in the bottom left corner of the print. There is calligraphy throughout the top of the print.