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gogatsu (The Fifth Month)
  • Toyohara Chikanobu
    born: Takada, Echigo province (present-day Niigata prefecture), Japan ; active: Japan
  • gogatsu (The Fifth Month), 1890, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Nenju gyoji (Calendar of Eastern Customs)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 360 x 235 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 1/8 x 9 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 360 x 235 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/8 x 9 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Lucy Shaw Schultz Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0062.05
Label Text

A woman in yellow kimono stands in clumps of blooming iris. Her hands support the handle of a parasol or a hoe. There are patterns of rabbit on her clothes. Monochrome mountains and pine trees are in the background.