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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.d
Description

Print depicting a figure walking across a bridge in a landscape setting. The bridge runs diagonally through the bottom of the print, and there is a figure holding a parasol in the left side of the print. There are tree branches covered with small blossoms in the bottom of the print, and the figure is wearing a bright orange robe. There is a body of water in the middle ground, and a house, trees, and a mountain in the background.