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page from Vol. 5 of O-atsuraezome tōyama kanoko
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • page from Vol. 5 of O-atsuraezome tōyama kanoko, 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2981.a.recto
Description

Print depicting three figures standing in an outdoor setting, in the top of the print. Two of the figures are carrying a taxi, and the third figure is standing in the right side of the print and leaning slightly forward. The figures are all wearing printed, mid-thigh length robes. There is calligraphy covering the bottom two-thirds of the print.