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young woman with painted fan
  • Yanagawa Shigenobu
    1787–1832
    born: Yanagawa, Japan ; active: Japan
  • young woman with painted fan, circa late 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Sanganotsu meisho hana (Flowers at Famous Places in the Three Capitals)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 209 x 188 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 82 1/4 x 74 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7589
Description
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Woman in multiple layers of kimono stands in front of a folding screen. Image on screen is flowering tree. Small inset box at upper right with man and hawk perched on his hand. Woman's kimono has black outer robe with water and water wheel pattern. Inner layers are brown and orange. She holds a fan in her hand decorated with a hawk. Text fills left half of image. Poems by Rakuseian and Shakusōan.