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.ak
Description

Print depicting two women in an interior setting. The women are seated on the ground and facing each other. The woman in the foreground is seated with her back to the viewer, and the woman in front of her is facing the viewer. The room is viewed from a slightly higher vantage point, from a diagonal view. the wall of the room cuts through the bottom right corner of the print diagonally. The women are both wearing long, printed robes, and the robe of the woman facing the viewer is peach-colored. There is calligraphy throughout the top of the print.