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Isse ichidai kai (a retirement gathering)
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    1760–1849
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Isse ichidai kai (a retirement gathering), 1830, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 425 x 290 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 167 5/16 x 114 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7799
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Female figure carrying two buckets in a landscape. The woman is seen from behind, looking back at the viewer. She has long black hair and a green and white pole over her right shoulder. The pole has two green buckets with blue waves, one on each end. The woman has a gray, green, and blue kimono with yellow and red accents. She has a tall green hat. There is a pine tree branch at upper right with a blue piece of fabric on it. There is low foliage in the bottom right corner. There is text along the top and left side.