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Ki: Sadaie Fujiwara no Teika (Yellow)
  • Utagawa Yoshitora
    active circa 1830s–1880s
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Ki: Sadaie Fujiwara no Teika (Yellow), circa 1847–1852, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Goshiki Waka (The Five Colors in Classical Verse)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 368 x 249 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 1/2 x 9 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 368 x 249 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 9 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7665
Description

Woman with boy on her back who is holding a toy. At her feet three playing puppies. Top left is poem by Taike. Top right, cartouche with man fishing in stream flanked by blossoming yellow chrysanthemums.