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.b
Description

Print depicting a woman seated in an interior, on a large, wooden bench. The woman is wearing a long, printed robe, which is hanging off of her proper right shoulder to expose some skin. There is a small pot of water in front of the woman, in the bottom right corner of the print, from which there is steam. There is a wooden bucket in the center of the print, next to the woman, and a wooden ladle next to the bucket. There is calligraphy throughout the top of the print.