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Boy riding ox
  • Utagawa Toyoharu
    1735–1814
    born: Kansai region, Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Boy riding ox, 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • From series of ink painting imitations
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 342 x 231 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 7/16 x 9 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 342 x 231 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 7/16 x 9 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7520
Description

Classical scene of boy playing flute on the back of an ox. Willow tree at TR. Imitation of Kano school suiboku painting.