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book illustration
  • Suzuki Harunobu
    circa 1725–1770
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • book illustration, 1767
  • 絵本千代の松 Ehon Chiyo no matsu
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2201.n
Description

Print depicting five figures seated in an interior. Three of the figures are women, and the woman in the center of the print is holding a samisen. There is a railing crossing the bottom of the print diagonally, and there is a roof crossing through the top left corner of the print. There is a cloud filled with calligraphy in the top of the print.