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pages from Vol. 2 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. 2 of O-atsuraezome tōyama kanoko, 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2980.d.recto
Description

Print depicting a woman holding two long, thin, rectangular blocks, one in each hand. She is wearing an ankle-length, printed robe, sandals, and a small, fitted hat. There is a lantern decorated with calligraphy in the right side of the print, slightly behind the woman. There is calligraphy in the top left corner of the print. There is a decorative border stripe running vertically through the right side of the print, and part of another figure is visible in the right edge of the print.