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すだれ貝 The Curtain Clam
  • Suzuki Harunobu
    circa 1725–1770
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • すだれ貝 The Curtain Clam, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut, reproduction
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 287 x 209 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 1/4 x 8 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7576

Vertical landscape print with two women. One woman is sitting inside a palanquin in the lower right quadrant. Second woman stands at the left side of the image, wearing a broad hat. Water fills the upper left, with shells along the shoreline. Along the top is a text bubble with a clam shell at the upper right corner. Artists inscription at lower left.