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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.c
Description

Print depicting three women standing underneath a thatched roof. The two women in the right side of the print are standing in front of a long bar, which they are holding with both hands. There is another woman in the left side of the print, who is standing behind a wall and vertical bars of bamboo. This woman is standing in front of a large container. There is calligraphy throughout the top of the print.