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sheet from volume two of the three volume Ehon shuyo painting manual
  • Kashiwaraya Seiemon, publisher
    active: Japan
  • sheet from volume two of the three volume Ehon shuyo painting manual, 1770, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 210 x 154 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 6 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 257 x 175 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/8 x 6 7/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0300.f
Description

Black line drawing of a figure in a landscape. The figure is seated in the bottom half of the image looking up. He is leaning back on his hands and wearing loose fitting clothing. His mouth is open. The sun is visible at top center. There are flowers at center right.