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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Japanese
Title:Pleasure Boat on the Sumida River
Date Made:ca. 1771
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print
Measurements:sheet: 8 3/8 in x 11 1/4 in ; 21.3 cm x 28.6 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1994.36
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Description:
horizontal oban, publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi. This print was published after the success of Harunobu's set (ca. 1770) of the adventures of a tiny voyeur named Mane'emon, who appears here as well. the boat, "Eternal Life" (Eijudo) is named after the publisher's shop name Eijude. Verse and inscription by Umaichi Ochindo (?).

Tags:
boats; water; architecture; figures

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