Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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book pages
  • Nishikawa Sukenobu
    1671–1751
    born: Kyoto, Japan ; died: Kyoto, Japan
  • book pages, 1739, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Book: Ehon asakayama [Picture Book of Mt. Asaka]
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut, hand coloring
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2042.c
Description

Print depicting a woman reclining on the ground, her back facing the viewer. She is wearing a long, printed robe that is covered with a decoration of orange and yellow flowers. She is looking toward a piece of wood in the background, in the left side of the print, upon which there is a clear vase filled with pink blossoms. There is a small bowl in front of the woman, filled with the same pink blossoms.