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pages from Vol. 1. of O-atsuraezome tōyama kanoko
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • pages from Vol. 1. of O-atsuraezome tōyama kanoko, 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2213.g.recto
Description

Print depicting two men, one is standing in the left side of the print and the other is standing in the right side of the print. The man standing in the right side of the print is wearing a printed robe, which he has pulled up to expose his knees. He is leaning slightly forward with his hands on his knees. The man in the left side of the print is looking toward the left edge of the composition, and there is calligraphy throughout the background, all around both of the figures.