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page from an unidentified picture book
  • Japan
  • page from an unidentified picture book, circa 1840s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2043.x
Description

Print depicting two scenes, dividing the print in half horizontally. The scene in the top of the print is a man running in rain, toward a house. The wall to the house is open, and the roof is visible in the top right corner of the print. The scene in the bottom of the print is a figure kneeling on a small straw mat, in front of a thin, winding river. There is grass on each side of the river.