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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.e
Description

Print depicting two women kneeling in an interior, facing the right side of the print. There is a wooden object partially visible in the right side of the print. There is a large window in the background, through which trees and landscape are visible. The women are both wearing long, printed robes. There is calligraphy throughout the top of the print.