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pages from Vol. 1. of O-atsuraezome ōyama 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 ōyama kanoko, 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2213.i.recto
Description

Print depicting a man who is seated in the center of the print, and a woman who is standing behind him and slightly to the right side of the print. The man is wearing layers of printed robes, and the woman is wearing a long, printed robe. The woman is holding her sleeve over her mouth, and she is wearing many hair ornaments. The background is filled with calligraphy, which surrounds both of the figures.