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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.h
Description

Black and white image of two figures in a landscape. There is a female figure, shown full length, on the left side. She is wearing a kimono and has her hair up on her head. There is a large round ball in the center of the composition, in the foreground. There is another full length female figure touching the ball on the right side. She is looking right and wears a kimono. There is calligraphy in the top third of the image.