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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.ak
Description

Color print depicting nine figures and a dog. The figures are all wearing long, colorful robes, and a man in the top right corner of the print is carrying two buckets on a long stick. There is a man carrying a large basket on his back below this man. There are two women in the top left corner of the print, and a child standing in the bottom of the print. The dog is in the bottom right corner of the print, and there is calligraphy throughout the print, in the empty space around the figures.