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Wa-sen (from Tales of Taoist Immortals)
  • David Bull, artist
    born 1951
    active: Japan
    Hishikawa Moronobu
    circa 1620–1694
    born: Hodamura, Awa province, Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Wa-sen (from Tales of Taoist Immortals), 2000
  • Surimono Album #2
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut, bookpage format
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 210 x 155 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 225 x 165 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/4 x 6 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 7/8 x 6 1/2 in
  • Presented by D. Bull
  • Not on display
  • 2000.0065.08
Description

Chinese-style scene with woman standing behind a table, and in front of a house corner with garden attached at left. Calligraphy telling the story of Wa-sen across the top quarter of the page.