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book illustration
  • Yashima Gakutei
    1786–1868
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • book illustration, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 山水寄観狂歌集 Sansuikikan kyoka-shu, Volume 1
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 17.2 x 12.9 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 22.4 x 16 cm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 6 3/4 x 5 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 13/16 x 6 1/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2211.aa
Description

Print depicting several figures in a snowy landscape. There is a house in the right side of the print, and there is a figure visible in the house through a large window. There is a tree in the right side of the print, in front of the house. There are two figures walking in the top left quadrant of the print, and their backs are turned to the viewer. There is a figure carrying buckets of water in the bottom left corner of the print.