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
  • 0000.2210.j
Description

Color print depicting three men standing under the branches of a blossoming tree. The branches of the tree are in the top right corner of the print, and they are covered with small, pink blossoms. The man in the right side of the print is wearing a knee-length, orange and white robe, and there is a sword tucked into his belt. The man in the middle is wearing a floor-length, orange and green robe, and the man in front of him, in the left side of the print, is wearing a yellow and blue robe.