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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, 1778
  • 絵本節操草 Ehon Misaoguchi
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2201.b
Description

Print depicting two women standing in an outdoor setting. There is a tree, the branches of which are covered with plums, in the center of the print, in the foreground. The woman in the right side of the print is standing next to several chickens on the ground. The woman in the left side of the print is holding a stick attached to a rope, and looking toward the right side of the print. There is calligraphy throughout the top of the print.