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pages from Vol. 1. of O-atsuraezome tōyama kanoko
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • pages from Vol. 1. of O-atsuraezome tōyama kanoko, 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2213.a.recto

Print depicting tree branches and objects from nature, and calligraphy. There is calligraphy on a large, white space in the center of the print, and there is a large container in the bottom right corner of the print. There is a bird perched on a tree branch in the top left corner of the print, and part of the bird's tail is covering the white space which is covered with calligraphy. There is another, small rectangle filled with calligraphy in the bottom left corner of the print.