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Maker(s):Katsushika Hokusai
Culture:Japanese (1760-1849)
Title:[Mother and Child], from vol. 1 of the book Ehon Kyoka Yama Mata Yama [Picture Book of Mountain Verse]
Date Made:1804
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mount: 7 1/16 in x 12 13/16 in; 17.9 cm x 32.5 cm; Sheet: 6 9/16 in x 12 3/16 in; 16.7 cm x 31 cm; Image: 5 15/16 in x 11 15/16 in; 15.1 cm x 30.3 cm
Narrative Inscription:  No Inscriptions.
Accession Number:  MH 1997.2.6
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis C. Black
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Description:
Picture book double pages. On the right page, a woman carrying bags and teapot on her head with a child walking on a flat bridge, both bare footed. On the left page, a man smoking and carrying shoulder poles and bages, walking to the right behind two trees. Villages in the background. Inscriptions by Oharatei Tanbo originally in the top section of the pages were trimmed off. Publisher should be Tsutaya Juzaburo (1750-1797).

Tags:
Ukiyo-e; books; illustrations; landscapes; labor

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