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.d
Description

Color print depicting a woman standing in front of a small bucket, and holding a small birdcage in her proper left hand. She is holding a leafy branch in her right hand, and she is wearing a long, peach-colored, printed robe with a black sash. She is peering into the cage.