Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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book pages
  • Nishikawa Sukenobu
    1671–1751
    born: Kyoto, Japan ; died: Kyoto, Japan
  • book pages, 1739, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Book: Ehon asakayama [Picture Book of Mt. Asaka]
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut, hand coloring
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2042.a
Description

Color print depicting a woman standing in an interior setting. She is wearing many layers of printed robes, decorated in shades of yellow and orange. The woman has long, dark hair which falls behind her shoulders. She is facing the viewer, and her head is turned to the right side of the print, and downward toward her feet. There is a wall running diagonally behind her in the top of the print.