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Maker(s):Yashima Gakutei
Culture:Japanese (ca. 1786-1868)
Title:Court Lady and Tiger (Kanjo to Tora)
Date Made:1818
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper with metallic embellishments
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:sheet: 5 1/2 in x 7 3/8 in ; 14.0 cm x 18.7 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1990.189
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Description:
Court lady reading a book while petting a tiger resting in her lap. Script of poem in upper left.

Tags:
figures; women; sitting; animals; kimonos; reading; books; text

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