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.c
Description

Print depicting two women and a baby in an interior. A woman is lying on the floor in the center of the composition, and in her arms there is a sleeping baby. She is wearing a long, printed robe, which is open to expose her breasts. There is a decorated screen in the background, in the top left corner of the print, and there is another woman standing in the bottom right corner of the print, holding several rounded sticks.