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sheet from an incomplete volume of the three volume Hanabusa Ichō gafu painting manual
  • Seizandoo of Edo, publisher
  • sheet from an incomplete volume of the three volume Hanabusa Ichō gafu painting manual, 1770, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 209 x 150 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 5 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 255 x 175 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/16 x 6 7/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0298.ad
Description

Vertical lines of calligraphy on a brownish thin paper. The first line of calligraphy has fewer characters and two square stamps at the bottom. The top stamp is black text and the bottom stamp is brownish text in a black square. There are five longer lines of calligraphy in the center and on more short line on the far right. There is a thin black border on the top, left, and the bottom. The paper has holes along the left side.