Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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book illustration
  • Japan
  • book illustration, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2202.aj
Description

Print depicting a man seated in an interior and smoking. There is a walkway cutting through the center of the print horizontally, behind the man. The man is facing the left side of the print and he is wearing a long, black robe. He is holding a pipe in front of his face, in his proper right hand. There is a small stand next to him, upon which there is an open book. There is calligraphy throughout the top of the print.