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
  • 0000.2203.c
Description

Print depicting a woman and a man standing just outside of a house. The figures are depicted from a higher vantage point, and the man is kneeling in front of a bucket of water. The woman is standing behind him, and holding one hand in front of him. There is a blossoming tree branch in the right side of the print, and the side of the house is cutting diagonally through the background. There is a cloud filled with calligraphy in the top of the print, and a long strip along the left side of the print, covered with calligraphy.