Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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book illustration
  • Japan
  • book illustration, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2207.e
Description

Color print depicting a scene of several figures. The print is decorated with shades of yellow and pink. There is a woman standing in the top right quadrant of the print, at the top of a staircase, and holding a tree branch which is covered with blossoms out in front of herself. There is another figure standing on the stairs, and a woman is seated on the ground in the bottom right corner of the print, playing a samisen. There is a floral design in the top left corner of the print.