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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.w
Description

Color print depicting a landscape scene. There is a river in the foreground, running vertically from the bottom center of the print. In the middle ground there is a bridge crossing the river, and a figure standing on the bridge. There is a hill in the background, in the right side of the print. There is green grass on each side of the river and covering the hill in the background. There are many trees covered with pink blossoms throughout the landscape. There is calligraphy throughout the top of the print.