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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.p

Print depicting two women seated in an interior. The woman in the left side of the print is standing and holding a small teapot. The woman in the right side of the print is seated on the floor and facing the right side of the print. The knees and arms of two other figures are visible in the right side of the print. There are windows in the background and there is a samisen in the background on the floor, in front of the window. There is calligraphy in the top of the print.