Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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page from book
  • Niwa Tōkei
    1760–1822
    active: Japan
  • page from book, 1798?, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 219 x 155 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 5/8 x 6 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 258 x 166 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/8 x 6 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Dr. J. E. Val-Mejias
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0207
Description

Black line image. Vertical orientation, rectangular image with single black line border. Three figures in foreground, two women (one is elderly) and one man. Man grabs onto umbrella that is turned inside-out and is blowing away as he holds down other umbrellas on the ground. Women watch and point. Horizontal line of vines in middle ground, center of composition. Three figures walk along path in background. Curved lines indicate wind. Inscription fills top right corner.
Additional information on mat in German.