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book illustration
  • Yashima Gakutei
    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.ae

Color print depicting two figures in a landscape setting. The figure in the left side of the print is a man seated on green grass. He is wearing a long, blue robe, and his back is turned toward the viewer. There is another man standing in the center of the print, his back also turned toward the viewer, and he is wearing a large hat. There is a tree in the middle ground with green leaves, and there is a mountain in the background. There are small green hills in the foreground, and there is calligraphy in the top right corner of the print.