Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

sheet from volume three of the three volume Ehon shuyo painting manual
  • Kashiwaraya Seiemon, publisher
    active: Japan
  • sheet from volume three 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
  • 1986.0301.e
Description

Black-and-white image of a large man’s belly and a small child. The man is on the left side; his head and left side are cropped out of the image. He is wearing a black robe with an exposed chest and stomach. A small child is to the right, at center, wearing a hat. There is a circular rock in the background. There is calligraphy in the top right corner.