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.d
Description

Print depicting two beggar women and several men in an outdoor setting. The women are seated on the ground, and the men are walking on a platform above the women, and one of the men is carrying two wooden buckets. The women are in the bottom right corner of the print. There is another figure, partially depicted, in the bottom left corner of the print. There is calligraphy throughout the top of the print.