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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.t
Description

Black and white image of figures in a landscape. There is a house at center left. There are two figures seated in front of the house, an adult and a child. They are pounding on a rectangular object with mallets. There is a tree on the right side of the house. There is a stream from center and center right to the bottom left corner. There is a bridge over it at lower right. There is text along the top of the image.