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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.d
Description

Print depicting a woman standing in an outdoor setting. The woman is holding a long, thin pipe and there is a small stream in the background, surrounded by tall grass. The woman is wearing a long, printed robe and a large hat. There is calligraphy throughout the top of the print.