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couple struggle over love letter
  • Suzuki Harunobu
    circa 1725–1770
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • couple struggle over love letter, late 1800s–early 1900s, Meiji period (1868–1912) or Taisho period (1912–1926)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2025.18
Description

Abstract image on a beige page. There is a darker beige rectangle at center left with two lines of black calligraphy. There is a beige rectangle along the top with scalloped edges. There is a brown and black tree branch at upper right. There are two black shapes in the top left quadrant near the center.