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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 63 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2211.b
Description

Color print depicting a house in a landscape setting. There are large mountains in the background, the mountain closest to the foreground is green, and there are trees, covered with green leaves, at the base of the mountain. Three is a house in the bottom of the print, and it has a brown roof.