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Act 8 Tonase and her daughter Konami
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    1760–1849
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Act 8 Tonase and her daughter Konami, 1806, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Kanadehon Chûshingura (The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers, a Primer)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.4013
Description

Color print depicting figures strolling through a landscape setting. There are two women in the foregruond, who are wearing similar, floor-length robes, which are orange with gray trim. There is a group of men walking in front of them, and another group of figures further behind them on their dirt path. In the center of the print, in the background, the earth drops off into a large, blue body of water which is in the left side of the print. There are large trees on the land, which lean toward the left side of the print. The sky has a pink tone.