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pages from Vol. 1. of O-atsuraezome tōyama kanoko
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    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.h.recto

Print depicting a figure who is squatting in the bottom center of the print, and a mask hung on a wall in the background. The figure is wearing a long, printed robe, and holding a small cloth. There is a stack of wooden barrels in the background, in the top right quadrant of the print. The figure is surrounded by calligraphy, which covers the empty space on the ground.