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.al
Description

Print depicting a woman in a small hut, breastfeeding a baby. The woman is wearing a long robe, which is opened in the front to expose her breasts. The woman is kneeling on a small platform, and there is a thatched roof visible above her, cutting diagonally across the top right corner of the print. There is calligraphy throughout the top of the print. Another roof is visible in the bottom right corner of the print.