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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.i.recto
Description

Print depicting a man standing in the center of the composition, and holding a small wooden bucket in his proper left hand, and a dipper in his right hand. There is a tree covered with small blossoms in the left side of the print, and a house in the background. The arm and part of a leg of another figure are visible in the right edge of the print, and this figure is holding a rake. There is calligraphy throughout the bottom of the print.