Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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book illustration
  • Japan
  • book illustration, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2205.i
Description

Print depicting three figures, two women and one man, in the bottom of the print. There is a row of tiles cutting diagonally across the bottom right corner of the print. The woman in the center is holding a stick, which is attached to a flying insect by a long string. The figures are looking toward the insect. The three figures are each wearing long, printed robes. There is calligraphy throughout the top of the print.