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sheet from an incomplete volume of the three volume Hanabush Icho gafu painting manual
  • Seizandoo of Edo, publisher
  • sheet from an incomplete volume of the three volume Hanabush Icho 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.e
Description

Black line drawing of figures in a landscape. There are six figures in the bottom one-third of the image. Two are left of center and four are in the bottom right corner. There are trees at center left and in the top right corner. There are horizontal lines across the middle of the image. The figures wear white robes and four have their heads covered.